National Organizer/Workshop Facilitator
In addition to her work with Crossroads, Nora Gaines is an Adjunct Professor of Africana Studies in Chicago, IL. She holds a M.A. in African American Studies specializing in social justice from Columbia University and a B.A. in Sociology specializing in stratification and inequality from the University of Maryland. She spent over a decade working in Organizing and Public Policy, before finding her niche in higher education and anti-racism work. A committed practitioner of work-life balance Nora enjoys dinner parties and getting lost in fiction novels as well as on the streets of unfamiliar neighborhoods.