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B1C Welcomes Five New Board Members!


By Building One Community, The Patch

Building One Community (B1C), the Center for Immigrant Opportunity, is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members to its board of directors – Josephine Fulcher Anderson, Angelica D. Gorrio, Noah Lapine, Douglas R. Penn, and Terrie E. Wood.

Josephine Fulcher Anderson, a prominent community leader and dedicated advocate. With extensive experience as a church steward and Church School Superintendent, and a 36-year tenure at the Ferguson Library, she has shown a strong commitment to improving lives. As Supervisor for the Ferguson Library South End Branch and the Bookmobile, she has provided resources and support to underserved populations. Josephine's passion for mentoring and empowering immigrants will be an invaluable asset to our organization, contributing to our efforts to promote inclusion and equity.

Angelica D. Gorrio, an accomplished professional with a strong background in communications and community building, is bringing her valuable skills to B1C. As the current Communications Manager at Stamford Cradle to Career and most recently a Community Outreach & Inclusive Education Consultant with Hebrew Public Charter Schools, she has demonstrated expertise in organizing, planning, and creating impactful education advocacy initiatives. We are thrilled to have Angelica join our board, and we anticipate her positive impact on B1C's communication, marketing, events, and community engagement efforts.

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