Our Values


We take responsibility for and ownership of our work and our impact on one another, our partners, and our communities


We model the phrase “Nothing about us without us” in our work, which is anchored in communities.


We approach our work with imagination, ingenuity, and calculated risk-taking as a commitment to progressive transformation


We are deeply committed to centering diversity, inclusion, justice, and fairness in all that we do.


We are dedicated to exceeding expectations and are committed to continual improvement through listening, learning, and leadership.

Partnership & Trust

We build strong, long-lasting, and committed relationships through collaboration and teamwork, the cornerstones of our efforts to advance health and wellness.

The full Strategic Plan is available here

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Board of Directors

Tap Bui, MPH
Co-Executive Director – Song Community Development Corporation

Brittney O. Dunn, CPA
Certified Public Accountant

Jennifer Avegno, MD
New Orleans Health Department

Anu Varadharajan, MBA, Board Chair

Stephen Barnes, PhD
Kathleen Blanco Public Policy Center

Joseph Kanter, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Lanor Curole, MA
Tribal Administrator
United Houma Nations

William Snowden, JD

The Juror Project
Loyola Law School

Matthew Valliere, MP

Chief Executive Officer

Tatiane Santos, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine