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Dr. L. Joy Gates Black named to the Board of Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

(Media, PA) – The Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Dr. L. Joy Gates Black to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Gates Black to the Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation Board,” says Frances Sheehan, president. “Her depth of experience as a strong leader in the field of higher education, her focus on community and her background in organizational leadership and development will be a real asset as our board continues to develop the strategic direction of Delaware County’s newest community foundation.”
Dr. Black is the fourth president of Delaware County Community College since its founding.  She is the first woman and the first African American to head the College.  A U.S. Air Force veteran and a native of Dayton, TX, Dr. Gates Black is married to Dillet Black.  They have four adult children and five grandchildren and currently reside in Media.

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About Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation:

A public charity founded in 2016, the Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation (CKCF) is the largest philanthropy serving Delaware County.  The foundation is headquartered in Media with service offices in Chester, Upper Darby and Springfield. Beginning in early 2018, CKCF will build on its existing public health programs to make grants to improve the health and quality of life for the diverse residents in this thriving county.

CKCF is one of almost 800 community foundations across the U.S., connecting philanthropic individuals with opportunities to make an impact on a variety of issues and needs in Delaware County – well into the next century and for generations to come.


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