The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (NCCJ)
is a human relations organization that promotes understanding and respect among all cultures, races and religions through advocacy, education and dialogue.

NCCJ does not advocate for any particular group or philosophy, but works to build
mutual respect among all people—regardless of race, culture, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic background or faith.


2017 - 2018 Board of Directors

NCCJ board


Anthony Petitt, Chair

Ursula Dudley Oglesby, Immediate Past Chair

Deborah Jacobs Bost, Director-at-Large

Sandy Neerman, Director-at-Large

Karen Kahn, Treasurer

Brian Goldberg, Secretary

Ivan Canada, Executive Director



Peter Amidon

Raleigh Bailey

Sion Bell

Joe Bryant II

Marchelle Cabbagestalk

Megan Callahan

Nora Carr

Suresh Chandra

Griselda Clark

Bev Cleveland

Annelise Conway

John Cross

Patricia R. Cross

Duane Dassow

Madeleine Dassow

Pam Duncan

Mona Edwards

Mark Hale

Vanessa Haygood

Jenny Heaton

David Heggie

Cile Johnson

George Johnson

Ron Johnson

Zaki Khalifa

Angelo Kidd

Hector McEachern

Winston McGregor

Ron Milstein

Mindy Oakley

Freddy Robinson

Aaron Strasser

Vernon Stringer