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Minou Jones

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Making It Count Community Development Corporation

Minou Jones, CPS-M, ICRC, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Making it Count Community Development Corporation, a Black woman-led 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is “to provide meaningful opportunities that count towards making a difference in the overall equity and equality of its community members.” The organization is currently spearheading efforts to reduce tobacco-related disparities in Michigan.

Jones previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Black Caucus Foundation of Michigan and has more than 20 years of experience in community development and public health. She also serves as Chair of the Detroit Wayne Oakland Tobacco Coalition and is a board member of Tobacco-Free Michigan.

Jones is passionate about helping people of color build healthier communities. In 2023, Jones was awarded the Health and Racial Equity Partner award by the National Network of Public Health Institutes.

Jones is an internationally certified prevention specialist and an alumnus of Wayne State and Davenport Universities.