Big News from Under the Halo
With the blessing of our Board and staff, Jill Dyson’s current position as Executive Director will transition to Founder and President this year and she will focus solely on development, sustainability and community partnerships. Many of you may be aware of the contributions from Ruth Abigail Smith since the inception of AngelStreet as a Co-Founder and Program Advisor. We are excited to announce that Ruth Abigail will step into the full time role as Co-founder and Executive Director beginning January 1, 2020.
“I have been so encouraged by the growth and impact I have seen at AngelStreet the past six years and I am really excited to officially join the team. We have such a great year planned. I will continue the work of developing youth outreach workers in my position with SOUL this fall while preparing to step in full time as Executive Director next year.” —Ruth Abigail Smith
We are so thankful for the sponsorship of SOUL and other supporters that continue to entrust us with valuable resources as we invest in the lives of our youth. Thank YOU all for all of your support and for helping us develop leaders in Memphis! We anticipate 2019-2020 to be our best yet!!
More about Ruth Abigail:
Ruth Abigail Smith (aka “RA”) has been serving communities in Memphis for the past nine years. She was on the founding team of Streets Ministries-Graham Heights; a Co-founder, board member and lead program creator and advisor of AngelStreet; and has most recently been serving as the Program Director for SOUL For the City. She is a graduate of the New Memphis Fellows Program and also serves as a leader on the executive committee for MICAH (Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope). She firmly believes that the collective actions of committed people seeking to impact both individuals and communities is the Gospel at work in our city and she is excited to continue that work in her new role as Executive Director of AngelStreet!