Who We Are

Board of Directors

April 2017 - April 2018

Antonette Wallace, Chairperson

Mother and grandmother, experienced in financial and property management. Homeless rights, domestic violence, and women's health activist.

Malchus Mills, Vice-Chairperson

Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. Labor organizer.

Anusha Alles, Secretary

Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. PhD student in Gender and African American Studies.

Martha Yager, Treasurer

DARE member-at-large. Long-time Providence organizer with the American Friend's Service Committee and lead organizer with the Community Safety Act coalition.

Monika Huertas, Sergeant-at-Arms

Long time DARE member, mother of 4 and lead organizer on the No LNG PVD campaign.

Rozina Otero, Member-at-Large

Muslim youth. Graduated from the DARE Leadership Institute. Student at CCRI, pursuing a Mental Health Degree. Member of DARE for 4 years. Active in a mosque.

Rafael Colon, Member-at-Large

Member of the Tenant and Homeowner Association. graduate from DLI. Supports political actions, volunteers at Providence Community Action Program. Active in church.

Terri Wright, Committee Representative

Member of the Tenant and Homeowners Association.

Justice Gaines, Committee Representative

Member of the Behind the Walls Committee. Ze is a community organizer at Jobs with Justice and a nationally renowned spoken word poet.

Sheila Wilhelm, Ex Oficio

DARE co-founder and veteran community activist, former board member with extensive skills in organizing and active on the Behind the Walls Committee.

Staff

Meet the Staff:

Fred OrdoƱez, Executive Director, fred@daretowin.org

Elia Lopez, Office Manager, elopez@daretowin.org

John Prince, Organizer: Behind the Walls Committee, jprince@daretowin.org

Sophia Wright, Organizer: Behind the Walls Committee, swright@daretowin.org

Christopher Rotondo, Organizer: Tenants and Homeowners Association, crotondo@gmail.com

You can reach us at 401-351-6960 and at DARE@daretowin.org