Erniko Brown to lead workshop on Community Partnerships
October 25, 2022

Erniko Brown, M.A., is the Director of Organizing and Partnership Engagement at Dogwood Alliance, a nonprofit organization based in North Carolina that advances environmental justice to protect Southern Forests and Communities. On 11/4/2022, Erniko will lead a workshop for our IHE-LeaD fellows on “Establishing effective Community Partnerships and Navigating Policy Advocacy” (closed event for fellows). We are excited to welcome her and learn from her rich experience!

Erniko is an elected official born and raised in rural McCormick, SC.  She holds an MA in Organizational Leadership from Columbia College with countless certificates including Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (University of South Florida), Faith-Based Non-Profit Leadership (Wake Forest University), & Master Gardener (Clemson University). Erniko has been heavily involved in politics at the local, state, and federal levels for over 15 years.  She is also the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit OURS (Organized Uplifting Resources & Strategies).

Learn more about her work and Dogwood Alliance here.