Barrett to Head Jackson Center

George Barrett pictured with Community Leader, Keith Edwards.

COMMUNITY

From Staff Reports

George Barrett will be the new executive director of the Marian Cheek Jackson Center.

Barrett, who has been associate director of the Rosemary Street non-profit for the last four years, will be the Jackson’s Center’s first full-time on-site executive director. He replaces interim director Hudson Vaughan, who will leave the organization next month to attend seminary at Duke Divinity School.

The Jackson Center, named for the historian at St. Joseph C.M.E. church, is dedicated to preserving the future of Chapel Hill’s historically Black communities. It works to inspire “creative community-first development” and build community in the historic Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods of Chapel Hill.

Share This Article

Scroll down to make a comment.

Support The Local Reporter

Subscribe for free to the community's ONLY local nonprofit news source! Support local journalism by becoming a sustainer.Click the PayPal Donate button below, for a one-time gift or — even better — make a monthly donation. You can use this Venmo link for TheLocal-Reporter, or mail a check made out to "Friends of Local Journalism," publisher of The Local Reporter, to:
POB 16341, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-6341

Be the first to comment on "Barrett to Head Jackson Center"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*