Since May 2006, Delena has assisted Akonadi with various administrative projects. In January 2008, Delena will officially join Akonadi as the Administrative Assistant and will be responsible for the foundation’s grant and financial management and administration. As the newest member to the Akonadi, Delena will provide critical support to the team.
Delena is currently a student and sings in a gospel choir in El Cerrito, CA. As a volunteer, Delena has assisted in various programs including tutoring and mentoring youth in her community, soup kitchen feeding programs, and the Back to School Back Pack Program. Delena has taken a role in assisting college students with learning disabilities in writing and editing.
Delena has a wonderful and bright ten year old son, Jeff. She is also a trained and certified out-door cub-scout leader of Richmond pack 1434.
"Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle."
- Malcolm X