Member. Director of Equity and Inclusion Central City Concern
Freda’s social work experience spans over 20 years and consists of working with programs that support people experiencing chronic homelessness with a focus on overcoming significant barriers to employment, housing, incarceration, and substance abuse. In Freda’s current role, she is responsible for moving CCC’s initiatives forward promoting diversity, inclusion, as well as addressing racial and cultural equity in CCC’s services and employment continuum. Her work experience ranges from front-line staff providing direct services, to culturally responsive program oversight and program management. Also, she relies on her lived experiences with the criminal justice system and cultural identity to inform her work.