Sesany Fennie-Jones excelled in working with the homeless in Minnesota
Sesany Fennie-Jones, who has led an organization that provides emergency shelter and housing to women and children in Minnesota, has been hired as the new executive director at the Council for the Homeless.
“Sesany brings a deep commitment to people experiencing homelessness,” said John Kendrick, present of the agency’s board of directors. “She is eager to progress the CFTH mission through strong and healthy partnerships, advance equity in the Homeless Crisis Response System, and serve as a leader for our staff and board.”
The CFTH describes Fennie-Jones as a passion leader who brings key stakeholders together to improve outcomes of historically marginalized populations.
Fennie-Jones will start in her role at CFTH in late September after moving from Minneapolis. Once in Vancouver, she will focus on leading the agency in preventing and ending homelessness in Clark County.
“We must continue to help each individual and family resolve their homelessness in the wake of the pandemic and amidst high rents and low rental vacancy rates,” Fennie-Jones said. “I look forward to working with staff, volunteers, partners, and community members to further the mission of CFTH and advance community-wide efforts to prevent and end homelessness.”
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