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Mama Almeta Whitis

Mama Almeta Whitis
Year 5 Fellow

BS Development Planning Economics w/honors – Distinguished Scholar Public Service Award, SUNY Brockport; NYS Governor’s Decade of the Child Award: “her valuable, sensitive work with the children and families of New York State”; First International Storytelling and Education Conference – People’s Republic of China; “Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Have Changed The World” – RMSC; NEA/Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation: “Most Skilled and Experienced Community Artist”- Artists and Communities: America Creates for the Millennium; “Images of Change/A Vision of Joy” – ArtsPartners & Young Audiences Dallas, TX; “Storied Cultures” – Culturally Responsive Caregivers Conference, Eastern Cherokee Nation Greensboro, NC; “Change Stories” Women & Spirituality Conference – DePaul University.