At A Glance
The Andrew J. Young Foundation continues the vision, values and virtues of Ambassador Andrew Young that have moved this nation to higher ground.
The Foundation has kept this concept alive by creating vehicles, partnerships and opportunities for conveying Andrew Young’s knowledge and life experiences with the world.
Andrew Young is the chair of the Andrew J. Young Foundation, a non-profit organization established to promote more just and prosperous communities in the U.S. and globally by developing and supporting new generations of multiracial leadership.
The Foundation supports efforts in four areas that reflect Young’s work as a pastor, activist, ambassador, and elected official – community and faith-based initiatives; civil rights and civic participation; international humanitarian initiatives; and public service.
Mrs. Young has an extensive history of civic and community service locally, nationally and internationally. She has held leadership positions with the following organizations and/or committees: G-Capp (founded by Jane Fonda to halt teen pregnancies); National Committee for the Arts; Atlanta Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; Union Baptist Church; the Ebony Fashion Fair fundraiser for scholarships; the Steering Committee for the King Center’s King Week Activities, Southern Christian Leadership Conference/ Women Inc.; the Clark Atlanta University Guild, the Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, and the Sophisticates, Atlanta Chapter.
Kathy J. White, M.B.A., has more than 15 years of executive level financial and operations management experience. She has worked for a wide variety of employers ranging from small businesses to a large quasi-federal agency. Kathy has managed staffs in complex organizations supervising budget development and performance, finance and accounting, office operations, grant administration, payroll and personnel functions, and facilities operations and maintenance. While working with the City of Atlanta, Georgia and the Tennessee Valley Authority, she managed staffs approximating 200 employees and cash flows as large as $5 billion.
To feed the hungry, clothe the naked, heal the sick, house the homeless and liberate the oppressed.
~Andrew J. Young
Works daily to execute the global initiatives set forth by the Civil Rights Pioneer
Sylvia P. Henry-Ashley
Represents the Andrew J. Young Foundation in all its African and Caribbean relationships.
Carmen Comer Holman
Carmen’s expertise in interpersonal and leadership skills with diverse cultures and age groups.
Shana D. Goodson
support and educational leadership in diverse entities; specifically non-profit as well as faith-based organizations and academic institutions.
Board of Directors
Paul C. Rosser, P.E.
Samuel William Bacote
Virginia Davis Floyd, M.D.
Ludwick ‘Luddy’ Hayden is the President of Luddy Hayden and Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that he established soon after his retirement from Chevron in 2007. He is a legacy member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) and former director of the AABE Institute.
Mr. Hayden earned a BA in English Literature and a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from Loyola University of Maryland.