Founder and President, Community Healing Network
Enola Aird is founder and president of Community Healing Network, an organization building a global grassroots movement to help black people overcome and overturn the root causes of the devaluing of black lives: lies of white superiority and black inferiority. CHN has put in place key elements of the movement including Emotional Emancipation Circles and the annual Valuing Black Lives Global Emotional Emancipation Summit. A former corporate lawyer, Aird was in private practice and served as legal counsel to predecessor entities of Time Warner and Viacom. An activist mother, she founded and directed Mothers for a Human Future, worked at the Children’s Defense Fund, and chaired Connecticut’s Commission on Children.