Joan Minieri
Senior Fellow

Joan Minieri is a Senior Fellow with the Research Center for Leadership in Action and an Adjunct Professor at NYU Wagner and the Columbia University School of Social Work.

In addition to designing and facilitating training sessions with the RCLA Social Change Leadership Network, Joan  has collaborated in several RCLA social change initiatives and co-authored several RCLA publications for practitioners.

These publications include:

Joan is the also co-author of the award-winning book Tools for Radical Democracy: How to Organize for Power in Your Community (Jossey Bass 2007).

She co-founded Community Voices Heard (CVH), for which she received a Leadership for a Changing World award from the Ford Foundation. Joan was also the founding co-director of the New York City Organizing Support Center, where she trained community organizers and grassroots leaders in organizing techniques and helped them develop new training skills.

Joan holds an MS from Columbia University.