September 13, 2019

The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College Hires Donna Lennon as Deputy Director

September 13, 2019


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The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College Hires Donna Lennon as Deputy Director

BROOKLYN, NY—-The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, a 33-year-old racial justice law center focused on providing legal advocacy, training and support for New York’s communities of African descent, today announced that Donna Lennon, Esq. has joined the organization as Deputy Director. Ms. Lennon brings years of experience in fundraising, operations and program management in the non-profit sector to CLSJ’s growing initiatives. Most recently, she served as Program Attorney for New York County Lawyers Association, organizing and managing continuing legal education courses. She will report to CLSJ Acting Executive Director Lurie Daniel-Favors, Esq.

Ms. Lennon is a NYS licensed attorney who has volunteered as a Special Master in New York State Supreme Court, facilitating conference and settlement discussions, researching legal issues presented in motion papers and drafting memoranda recommending resolutions. 

At CLSJ, Ms. Lennon will oversee fundraising and development, finances and human resources. 

“We’re thrilled to welcome Donna and her extensive operational experience to CLSJ, said Daniel-Favors. “As we expand our scope of services to impact more New Yorkers, Donna’s leadership around giving and fiscal management will allow us to broaden our philanthropic base and use every dollar more effectively, so that we can focus on supporting the vulnerable communities that rely on our assistance.”

Ms. Lennon completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University, a Master of Public Administration degree at NYU and her law degree at Boston College Law School.


About The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ):

CLSJ provides quality legal advocacy, training, and expert services to people of African descent and the disenfranchised. CLSJ, a unit of Medgar Evers College, CUNY, conducts research, advocacy projects and litigation on racial justice issues on behalf of community organizations and groups that promote human, national, and international understanding. For additional information, please visit:

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