Stephanie Sneed, Executive Director
Stephanie Sneed is a full-time mom/caregiver and fierce advocate for racial equity. She is committed to building power in Black communities and dismantling systems of oppression. She joined the staff at the DC Fair Budget Coalition as Co-Director in January 2017 and became Executive Director in February 2019.
Prior to joining FBC, Stephanie worked as a youth developer both in school and out of school settings. She has experience working at and with non-profits as a staff member, a volunteer and as a recipient of services.
In her free time, Stephanie can be found trying to keep up with her sun, sweating out her edges at bikram or escaping reality in a good book.
You can reach Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mysiki X. Valentine, Advocacy Manager
Mysiki X Valentine is a proud millennial and native Washingtonian with a deep passion for empowering communities of color. As an equality advocate, he believes inclusive education, progressive policies, and empathy are the roots to dismantling racism, in all its forms. He currently works with local communities to combat education, transportation, economic, and racial inequalities through various forms of advocacy.
As a child, Mysiki's single mother, who battled homelessness twice, constantly reinforced the values of hard work, humility, and honesty to her son. Now, Mysiki aspires to be a positive role model for younger black gay men and hopes to create more inclusive professional and personal spaces for the black LGBTQA+ communities.
Mysiki is a critical thinker and a deep listener who smiles in the face of adversity. His role models include Michelle Obama, James Baldwin, Nelson Mandela, and Elon Musk. In his spare time, Mysiki can be found jogging along the Anacostia River or advocating for his community in Ward 7.
You can reach Mysiki at email@example.com
Join Mysiki on Twitter @MysikiX