Deanna Cherry

Lead Facilitator

Deanna is senior facilitator for the Center for Urban Education. Her responsibilities include developing and leading training sessions for community colleges and universities working to increase equitable outcomes on their campuses. She’s been a trainer and facilitator for Coro Southern California, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, UCLA Center for the Study of Urban Poverty, and the LA City Community Redevelopment Agency among others. Deanna’s focus is on supporting groups to articulate nascent knowledge through enriched, honest dialogue. In her previous work, Deanna raised over 13 million dollars for anti-poverty and social justice programs. She received a B.A in Intergroup Relationships and Discrimination and a B.A in Development Studies from UCLA, where she graduated with honors. She is a graduate of the prestigious Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs, and a member of the Adamma Foundation. Board of Directors.

Contact Information

(213) 740-5202