founder and president
Chanel Hampton's educational, professional, and civic career have built and honed her expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion, education, leadership development and performance management, operations optimization, and recruitment (including exceptional expertise in diversity recruitment). Her career has taken her across the country and globally to impact missions and offer her expertise to a large and diverse array of clientele.
Liza Lucky is an education-focused organizer, recruitment and equity strategist and organizational change leader. She has extensive experience in equity-focused recruitment strategy, adult human development practices, and designing programming and learning experiences that support organizations and teams to cultivate strong outcomes. Liza also specializes in helping source and recruit talented and passionate individuals aligned with education- and community-based organizations. Liza’s passion, commitment to equity, and exemplary results across her career are invaluable assets to the Strategic Community Partners team and those we collaborate with and serve.
MANAGER OF EDUCATOR TALENT
Marcus Sumrall brings expertise in talent and recruitment--with a specific lens toward education--as well as social media and communications. Marcus has served as a recruitment leader--contributing to the significant growth of incoming talent in education and non-profits across Michigan. His passion for community and excellent educational opportunities for youth is perfectly aligned with and a great asset to the Strategic Community Partners team as our Manager of Educator Talent.
William Sexton is a communications and marketing professional with a passion for amplifying voices and stories from diverse communities. As a lifelong Detroiter, William is deeply committed to ensuring the city’s resurgence is equitable and inclusive of all communities. In his current role, he is responsible for developing SCP’s communication strategies while also working collaboratively with the organization’s partners to promote and advance their missions.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT & community manager
Dina Bankole brings over 10 years of administrative experience and 5 years working with Detroit-based nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to Strategic Community Partners. Her passion for and commitment to equity and community align with the values and mission of SCP.
Dwayne Bishop has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as startups developing tactile and sustainable creative solutions. His diverse background in print, web, mobile and digital media has enabled him to provide broad creative direction across various industries. His work has been described as artistically commercial, and he takes the utmost pride in creating solutions that exceeds requirements and expectations—intersecting with SCP’s values of passion and excellence.
Tirrea Billings brings creativity, passion, and a vision to the Strategic Community Partners team as our Media Coordinator. Tirrea Billings is a documentary filmmaker and freelance videographer that tells stories about social justice, human rights, and the experiences of people of color.
Website Design Specialists
At Strategic Community Partners, we are committed to our youth--not only in the work we do with our partners, yet directly in collaborating and engaging them as leaders in the work we do each day. We are proud to say that our website is developed and maintained by amazing youth throughout Detroit who are part of JOURNi. JOURNi is building an inclusive tech ecosystem in Detroit.