City at Peace-National Staff
Paul Griffin Founder & President
Having led the founding of City at Peace, Inc. in
Washington, D.C. in 1994, and served as its Artistic Director for five
years, Paul is currently leading the creation of City at PeaceNational.
With over 15 years of experience working in the field of youth development
and the arts, Paul has presented workshops and performances for major organizations
and events such as the Children's Defense Fund's Annual Conference, Kaiser
Permanente's Building Hope Conference, District of Columbia Superior Court's
Task Force on Family Violence, National Multicultural Institute, The American
University School of International Studies, and George Mason Institute of
Conflict Resolution. In 1993 Paul was honored at The White House as a Tomorrow's
Leader Today sponsored by Public Allies; in 2005, Paul received the Changemaker
Award from Public Allies and the National Hamilton Fish
Institute for Award for Service.
City at Peace-National Board of Directors
CEO, Holstead Marketing, Inc.
Philip Bowers, Treasurer
President, Linkwell Capital, LLC
Davenel C. Denis
Promotion Execution Partners
Former CEO, Harte-Hanks, Inc.
City at Peace-NY Alum
Vice President, Citigroup, Inc.
John Mancia, Vice-Chair
Vice President/Director, Elsevier
President, The Gaea Foundation
CEO, Retailer Networks
Associate Counsel, Cantor Fitzgerald
Dr. Cathy Raduns
Patricia T. Robinson
East Baton Rouge Housing Authority
Mina Samuels, Chairperson
Marc A. Soto
Senior Staff Consultant, Empire City Subway/Verizon
City at Peace-National Advisory Board
Mary Catherine Bateson, Ph.D.
Author, Visiting Professor, Boston College Center on Aging,
President, Institute for Intercultural Studies
Shirley Brice Heath, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Linguistics,
Senior Scholar, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Howard Gardner, Ph. D.
Professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Author and Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Harvard University
Chairman, Steering Committee of Harvard Project Zero
Violence Prevention Educator, Author and Co-founder
Oakland Mens Project
Chief Executive Officer/President
Creative Capital Foundation
Donn B. Murphy, Ph.D.
Professor of Theatre Emeritus, Georgetown University
President and Executive Director, The National Theatre