Keisha Deonarine serves as Director of Opportunity, Race, and Justice, guiding the strategy that drives the NAACP’s work inclusive economy, race, and justice work. Before joining the NAACP she served in a dual role as the inaugural Executive Director of Nspire – A Park Community Initiative, Inc. (Nspire) and Executive Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Relations for Park Community Credit Union. In the past three years, under Keisha’s leadership Park Community was awarded over $5 million in federal grants and $122.5 million in secondary capital. Keisha has gifted over $1.2 million in grant funds to non-profits and BIPOC small businesses in marginalized communities across Kentucky. Keisha is a consultant specializing in anti-racism and anti-white supremacy strategic planning. She has consulted with organizations for over eight years. Keisha is an ongoing consultant with the Racial Healing Project. She commits to educating businesses, organizations, and individuals contextualizing and resolving inequitable outcomes that are rooted in our shared Black history and race.
Director, Opportunity, Race and Justice, NAACP , Inclusive Financial System
Keisha Deonarine is a member of the Working Group on Inclusive Finance.