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Leadership Institute for Public Service 2013

Keith Wright

Keith Wright is the executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF). Mr. Wright is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Foundation including managing Human Resources and Administrative Services, Finance and Development, Meetings & Events, and Technology. Prior to joining CBCF, Mr. Wright served as Citibank’s Mid-Atlantic Region Community Relation’s vice president and director covering Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Wright is an accomplished leader who has spent more than 13 years developing and delivering homeownership products and services in communities around the country. Prior to joining Citigroup in May 2005, Mr. Wright worked at Fannie Mae, where he served as vice president of Community Investment with responsibilities for operations, human resources, business integration, technology and budgeting for Fannie Mae’s Partnership Infrastructure.

Prior to Fannie Mae, Mr. Wright was assistant manager of Computer Operations at the Port Authority in New York and New Jersey where he was responsible for the technology operations for the Port Authority Facilities, including the three major airports and the World Trade Center.

A native of Orange New Jersey, Mr. Wright has held several civic and community positions, including serving as chairman of the Economic Development Corporation, chairman of the Mayor’s Community Development Corporation and the Parking Commission for the City of East Orange N.J.

Mr. Wright received a Master of General Administration from the University of Maryland, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, and completed the executive program for management development at Harvard Business School. Mr. Wright is an ordained minister and serves as the pastor of HE IS SOVEREIGN Ministries in Bowie, Md.


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Open Call for Village Ambassadors

Are you passionate about issues affecting African Americans and the diaspora? 


The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is hosting an open call for Village Ambassadors! Village Ambassadors are bloggers who care about eliminating disparities and advancing the global black community. Blog posts will be published on CBCF's blog, The Village, and promoted via our Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and other social media pages. As a member of our blog community, you will gain exposure to CBCF's vast, global audience of more than 33,000 unique visitors per month and nearly 110,000 supporters across our social network.


Experienced bloggers are preferred, but beginners are welcome.

For consideration, email a cover letter explaining why you wish to become a Village Ambassador, and include your bio, resume, two writing samples (blog post samples preferred), website (or blog address), and your Twitter handle.


Deadline to apply: Friday, May 30, 2014
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