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Meet Our Team


Brittany Read

Executive Director & CEO

Brittany is a 2016 RCSD Grad (Joseph C. Wilson) and 2020 Graduate of Howard University where she received her B.A. in Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications. While visiting home on breaks, Brittany hosted college prep programs and participated on college focused panels. After graduating from Howard, Brittany pursued an A.M. in Social Work, Social Policy, and Practice at the University of Chicago where she graduated in June of 2022.


Adante Seay, M. Ed.

Assistant Director 

Adante is 2016 graduate of Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School. In 2020, Adante received his B.S. in Psychology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. In May 2022, Adante obtained his Masters in School Psychology from RIT and currently works as a Certified School Psychologist for students in the Rochester City School District.

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Team Openings

Join our team and help raise the bar for Rochester youth!

All of our team members, including the Board of Directors, are unpaid volunteers. 

Questions? Email Us! 

Board of Directors

Lead the Change. Raise the Bar. 

Our Board of Directors are dynamic emerging leaders who share their time, expertise, and innovative ideas to help push us forward and realize our vision. 

If you're interested in helping us lead the change, please send your resume to

Administrative Coordinator

Help us stay on track so we can continue to raise the bar! Interested in learning more? Send us an email.


Interested in becoming a mentor to one of our fellows or helping out when we host programs? Join our network specifically for mentors and volunteers.

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