Cheryl Clyburn Crawford, Executive Director
(617) 542-8683 ext. 211
Cheryl Clyburn Crawford grew up in Boston and has worked for many years in communities of color advocating for voting and civil rights. She joined MassVOTE in 2008. She directs the Democracy for Nonprofits program and the Civic Engagement Fund, which distributes seed money and technical support to community nonprofit organizations so that they can to make a significant commitment to voter empowerment. From 2010 to 2012, Cheryl directed MassVOTE’s Census and Redistricting Project, which, in cooperation with coalition partners, led over 3,000 people to take part in public redistricting hearings, culminating in new legislative maps that doubled the number of majority-minority districts. Cheryl is a critical public face for MassVOTE, recruiting coalition members, new donors, and volunteers. She sits on the Executive Board of the NAACP-Boston Branch as 1st Vice President, and is a past Executive Board Member and former Chair of the Board of Emerge Massachusetts. Before MassVOTE, Cheryl served as Chief of Staff to State Representative Willie Mae Allen. She is a graduate of Lesley College. Cheryl frequently serves as poll worker for the City of Boston.
Angel Winston, Youth Coordinator
(617) 542-8683 ext. 208
Angel Winston was born in Boston and has spent most of her life in Massachusetts. Winston began exploring her interests in education, law, government, non-profit work early on through various opportunities. She attended Syracuse University where she earned a dual degree in Political Science and Policy Studies. Angel is passionate about supporting, developing and ensuring opportunities for our children and youth to learn, grow, dream and achieve. Angel remains persistent, joining forces with individuals and organizations with similar missions and visions. Angel has recently joined the MassVOTE team and hopes to both receive and contribute abundantly.