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Shanequa Moore, LMSW, CEO and Founder of I'RAISE Girls & Boys, is a recognized expert and thought leader in the field of community empowerment and public sector equity. Drawing on over 20 years of experience, she leverages her expertise to advocate for underserved communities, particularly BIPOC families. 


As a passionate leader, Moore has spearheaded impactful initiatives at I'RAISE Girls & Boys, creating tangible positive change for countless individuals. Her strategic lens extends beyond her organization, influencing broader systemic change.


Moore is a sought-after subject matter expert, regularly consulted by public sector leaders to guide them towards embracing equitable and inclusive practices. She challenges the status quo, pushing for policies and programs that ensure equal access and opportunity for all.


Recognized for her collaborative spirit, Moore convenes stakeholders across sectors, fostering dialogue and forging partnerships. This ability to unite diverse voices has led to the development of innovative solutions tackling critical issues impacting New York City families.


Beyond her impressive accolades and expertise, Moore is driven by a deep-seated commitment to social justice. Her tireless work is fueled by a "servant's heart," igniting hope and opportunity for BIPOC communities. Throughout her career, Moore has received numerous prestigious awards, including recognition from the NYC Council, Mayor's Office, Senate, Congress, and Governor's Office. These acknowledgments stand as testaments to her enduring dedication and the transformative impact she makes on the lives of others.


Moore is a leading voice for equity and an advocate for positive change. Her expertise, strategic vision, and unwavering commitment inspire and empower communities, paving the way for a brighter future for all.


-  Shanequa E. Moore 

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