Meet the Winston-Salem Human Relations Team. Below is a photograph, a brief description of responsibilities and an e-mail link that allows you to contact each person directly. Please read the job descriptions to aid in delivering your comments, questions, and concerns to the appropriate person.
Wanda Allen-Abraha, J.D., Director, 336-734-1226
Department Director; Department Sub-Grantee Administrator; US Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing Assistance Program Partnership Administrator; Chief Staff Advisor to the Human Relations Commission, Youth Advisory Council, and College Advisory Board; City Limited English Proficiency Program Officer; LGBTQIA City Liaison; and Departmental Grant Writer/Administrator. HRC Committee Staff Liaison: Hearing Board and Executive Committee
Adolfo Briceño, Human Relations Specialist/Hispanic Outreach, 336-734-1225
Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Investigator; Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Trainer; Equal Opportunity Trainer; Hispanic Community Outreach Coordinator Host for Nexus TV; and Marketing Liaison for Tu Comunidad TV/Newsletter.
Jelani Biggs, Human Relations Specialist, 336-734-1229
Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Investigator; Landlord/Tenant and Fair Housing Trainer; Equal Opportunity Trainer; Fair Housing Outreach
Jayme Waldeck, Human Relations Specialist/Outreach, 336-734-1228
Outreach and Training Coordinator; Coordinator for Youth Advisory Council and College Advisory Board; Grants Assistant; Intern Coordinator; Marketing Liaison for Nexus Newsletter; Interdepartmental Liaison; Departmental Website Editor; HRC Committees Staff Liaison
Karlyn Duncan, Intake/Administrative Assistant, 336-734-1227
Intake and Administrative Processing; Case Tracking; Internal Report Processing; Financial Reconciliation; Mail Distribution; HRC Secretary; Outreach Assistance; Administrative Support to the Director/Department; Greeting and Receiving Citizens and Residents
Human Relations Department Organization Chart [pdf]
Matthew Cosgrove--Forsyth Tech, 2019