Athenia Rodney of Umoja Events: Wife. Mother of three. Entrepreneur! Change maker! Education Advocate! Co-Chair of Education Committee with "Moms Who Lead With Love". Juneteenth Family Summit coordinator and President of Success Academy Parent Board Committee for Myrtle Ave and Bed Stuy 2. Member of United for Brownsville’s Family Advisory Board.
The Family Advisory Board is a group of resident leaders who steer the work of United for Brownsville — a collaboration between SCO Family of Services and Community Solutions — to create a more equitable early childhood system in the community. As the pandemic hit, Athenia was instrumental in creating a resource guide, virtual learning sessions for children, support groups for families, and a lot more for the community of Brownsville.