Meet the Team
Together is Better Alliance Board Members
The Board of Directors of Together is Better Alliance is led by Board President, Sharon Hatchett. These dedicated volunteers are committed to actively taking measures to dismantle systemic racism.
Volunteer Leadership Team Members
Paul Scott, Law Enforcement Liaison
Andy Swindler, Strategy & Facilitator
Dr. Tom Voigt, Curriculum & Strategy
Yvor Stoakley, TiBA Book Discussion Leader
Sydney Chayes, TiBA Book Discussion Leader
Karen Ziech, TiBA Book Discussion Leader
Together is Better Alliance (TiBA) Board of Directors and its dedicated volunteers work to promote reconciliation and recovery which includes:
- Facilitating screenings of documentaries (e.g. The Long Shadow), and other films or relevant information related to the history of slavery and racial inequity
- Conducting continuing conversation series in collaboration with educational, civic, faith based, corporate and other institutions committed to addressing the challenges of race in this country.
- Continued development of strategic relationships with a broad range of individuals and organizations committed to addressing the issue of race relations
- Expanding and raising awareness around the issues of racism that exist in this country through a variety of strategies, including creating a presence in several locations across the country to perform the described activities, will launch a lecture series with learned speakers on the issue of racism and its societal impact; and conduct educational tours to historically significant sites, museums, institutions, etc.
Linda Diamond Shapiro, AM, MBA, Senior Vice President of Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies, Chicago, IL, leads the Together is Better Alliance Board of Directors in strategy development.