Dorothy PamExperience

Dorothy is a proven community leader bringing independence, creativity, and values, to fighting for social, educational, and environmental programs.

Dorothy has worked for social, racial, educational and economic justice as a theatre counselor in a Harlem Youth program and for the Union Settlement House/Cornell University Upward Bound Program, as an integrating faculty member at a Black elementary school in Grenada Mississippi, and for many years as a professor at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College (City University of New York) in the South Bronx, and more recently as an instructor in English and Communications at Holyoke Community College.

She has founded and run programs for seniors and youth, strengthened community through Art and Health Fairs, led efforts to curb youthful drug abuse, worked to stop smoke stack environmental pollution and rat infestation in neighborhoods.

Dorothy’s activism led her to be elected 4 times to represent and serve her community in Sunnyside Queens.

In Amherst, Dorothy and her husband Bob have appreciated and explored its rich cultural heritage with their grandchildren

COMMUNITY & ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

ExperienceAMHERST (2010---present)

NORFOLK, CT

PORT WASHINGTON, NY

QUEENS, NY


© 2018 by Dorothy Pam for Amherst Town Council