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Melanca Clark

October 23, 2017
President and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation

 width=Melanca Clark is president and CEO of Hudson-Webber Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to improving quality of life in Detroit. As president and CEO, Clark oversees the overall operations, grant-making and administration of the foundation. Prior to joining the Hudson-Webber Foundation, she served in key leadership roles in the Obama administration.

Most recently, Clark served the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as chief of staff of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). She also served as senior counsel with the DOJ’s Office for Access to Justice.

Prior to her government service, Clark served as counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, a John J. Gibbons fellow in public interest and constitutional law at the Gibbons law firm, and a Skadden fellow and assistant counsel with the Economic Justice Group of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. Clark earned her law degree from Harvard Law School and her undergraduate degree from Brown University