Leading the Team:
Kumari Ghafoor-Davis, MSW has over 25 years- of experience in social services. A graduate of
Columbia University’s School of Social Work, she has worked with children and families for
majority of those years in schools, inpatient and outpatient programs, independent living/aging
out programs for foster care youth, group homes, half way houses, and crisis units for adults
and children as a Direct Care Manager, Crisis Social Worker and an Administrator.
She is currently the Director of the Campaign For Racial and Ethnic Justice for Community
Action Committee of Lehigh Valley (CACLV) where she manages Generation Next college prep
program, SHE an enrichment program for elementary and middle school girls and Color Outside
the Lines an initiative to encourage racial conversations/trainings within the Lehigh Valley to
promote inclusion and diversity acceptance/Anti-Racist initiatives. `
She has been an adjunct professor in continuing education for Essex County, Passaic County,
Montclair State, Seton Hall Universities and Hunter College in their Sociology and Social Work
Departments since 2002.
Kumari is the Athena National Award Winner for Lehigh Valley Region for 2021.
Micheal Tukeva M.Ed.
Robyn Weaver is the Program Manager for the Racial and Ethnic Justice Team at Community Action Lehigh Valley. In her role she Collaborates with program leadership, staff, key community stakeholders, and interns to create a strategic plan for the Lehigh Valley with the goal of addressing racial and wealth disparities across all systems. She is apart of a team that trains approximately 1,000 individuals annually on cultural humility and implicit bias. Robyn also manages a growing college access program serving underserved high school students. The program grw from 60 students in two schools to over 700 students at four schools over two years.
Robyn developed comprehensive curriculum for high school students focused on social emotional development, college readiness, and college admission. She supported strategic planning sub-committees comprised of business and community leaders through research, brokering, advocacy, editing of plan drafts, and administrative tasks.
Challenge the status quo. Visionary. Humble. Michael is intentional about relationships. He loves to see people and organizations recognize their potential and then identify their purpose. Michael has been involved in non-profit leadership for the last 13 years. He has orchestrated a non-profit merger to combine efforts, increase reach, enhance our community's resources and strengthen our collective impact in Monroe County. Through strategic planning and resource development, the organization grew exponentially with 88% revenue growth and 19% donor growth, year over year. He leads with a growth mindset. He is a collaborator at heart and knows the art of compromise and turning puzzle pieces to get the job done. In his free time, Michael likes to write and put two halves of a good idea together. He has an adventurous, entrepreneurial spirit. Michael holds a Masters in Counseling from Lehigh University and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology from Penn State.