Commission Members

Dr. Danielle R. Moss

Dr. Danielle R. Moss is currently the Executive Director of Oliver Scholars. Prior to this role, she joined the New York Civil Liberties Union as Chief of Staff in the fall of 2017. Before joining NYCLU, Dr. Moss served as President and CEO of the YWCA of the City of New York for five years. Under her tenure, the YWCA of the City of New York expanded its program portfolio to include a women's speaker series for professional women, girls leadership programs, STEM education for girls and young women, and increased advocacy for women and girls in New York City. She began her career as a teacher in the Bronx and Brooklyn, and has previously served as President and CEO of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund(HEAF), Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urban Youth Policy at CCNY, Director for Community and Parent Partnerships at The After-School Corporation, and Consulting Project Director for The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Given her ongoing commitment to women and girls of color, she launched The Ebony Vanguard in 2017.