Justin Black

Communications Assistant

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Justin Black joined the team at NACC in December 2020 to support and build NACC’s communications and marketing.  Previously Justin developed policy recommendations while working with the National Black Child Development Institute resulting in a publication titled The State of the Black Child Report Card: Washington State.  Following this, he became a Federal National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Reviewer and Member of the federal team to collect data and assess the outcomes of youth in foster care. He also has 12 years of lived experience in the child welfare system and is a recent graduate of Western Michigan University, where he studied public relations and African studies. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Justin studied urban and community development as well as political and economic philosophy in countries such as Rwanda, Uganda, Senegal, and South Korea. He aspires to challenge and expand the ideologies of how to build prosperous communities through interdependence and entrepreneurship.

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