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Our Team

Renetta Armstrong,
Executive Director

Mrs. Renetta Armstrong is a senior level non-profit executive whose focus is expanding access to deeply affordable quality housing opportunities to women of color with children. Specializing in compliance and strategic operations, Mrs. Armstrong has a proven track-record in supporting community-based organizations in maximizing their impact. Mrs. Renetta Armstrong holds a Master’s in Education Administration and Policy from Howard University and a certification in early childhood education from the Maryland State Department of Education. Mrs. Armstrong is the former managing director of Homeless Children’s Playtime Project and executive director of Carrie Simon House.  

Dr. Tasheka Cox,
Clinical Therapist

Dr. Tasheka Cox is a dedicated psychotherapist who works diligently in the healing process alongside her clients. Dr. Cox received an Ed. D in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and completed a bachelor’s in psychology from North Carolina Central University. Dr. Cox strives to maintain a respectful environment where one will feel safe and comfortable to talk about what they want in a therapeutic environment. Her treatment approach is based in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, solution focused, coaching, mind-body medicine, and other integrative practices that will be used to meet my client’s treatment needs.

Darren Cox,
Career Coach

Darren Cox possesses over 20 years of experience in career services and workforce development with an emphasis on employer engagement, economic development, labor market research, partnership development, DE&I recruitment, and job development.

Mr. Cox serves as the Senior Director of Employer Relations with the University of Maryland Global Campus. Mr. Cox worked as a Director of Workforce Development and Director of Career Services for Southeastern University and for several non-profit organizations in the DC area. He also served eight years on the Board of Directors for several workforce development organizations in Washington, DC including STRIVE DC.

Bridgett Graham,
Financial Navigator

Bridgett Graham passionately guides communities, families, and individuals through financial literacy, empowering youth with disabilities to embrace financial independence. Bridgett facilitates dynamic financial assistance training and streamlined partner referrals for agencies seeking financial support. With a solid educational foundation—a bachelor's and master's in social work—Bridgett is on a continuous journey of professional growth, pursuing certifications such as Certified Financial Planner and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training.

Grace Dickerson,

Education Coordinator

Grace has a Master's degree in Special Education with an emphasis on Learning Disabilities.   Grace has worked for at least forty years as an educational advocate.  She has taught children with learning disabilities, is skilled in helping families find excellent resources for children with disabilities, helped families find excellent schools for their children, is a college counselor for youth and adults who want to go to college or technical programs, and much more. 

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