LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program Board of Directors is thrilled to announce Michele Broadnax as the LA’s BEST new President and CEO. Michele brings more than 30 years of experience in successfully designing and implementing fundraising, public relations, and program development initiatives for nonprofit, for-profit, and public institutions.
Michele’s approach to empowering students is reflected in her leadership advancing equity in education. “Leadership matters, especially when it comes to the noble, difficult work of serving young people,” LAUSD Alberto M. Carvalho said. “Michele Broadnax’s leadership at LAEP exemplifies her commitment to equity, students, staff and families. I look forward to partnering with her as she leads LA’s BEST to provide safe and enriching afterschool programs to students across Los Angeles Unified.”
Having served the greater Los Angeles area for decades, Michele’s loyalty to improving the lives of Angelenos will continue as she advances LA’s BEST. Mayor Karen Bass recognizes Michele’s dedication as she writes, “I’m looking forward to working with Michele in this new capacity. Throughout her career, Michele has substantially advanced access to equitable education and is dedicated to community development throughout Los Angeles. Through working with Michele in the past, I know her impact on children and families — and I know it will only continue to grow through her leadership of LA’s BEST, a longstanding partner of the City of Los Angeles.” Please join us in welcoming Michele Broadnax.