Kimberly Weaver is a native New Yorker who is passionate about mercy and justice, racial reconciliation, youth and young adult ministry. Growing up in the Bronx and Long Island, Kimberly understood at an early age how poverty negatively impacts communities and decided to take action by committing herself to service and community engagement. This personal mission has flowed into her professional career and for the past five years she has worked in the non-profit sector providing opportunities for under-served people to prosper and succeed in life.
Kimberly currently works at Hope For New York as a Manager of Affiliate Development helping to mobilize volunteers, financial resources, and training to Gospel-centered nonprofits serving the poor and marginalized of New York City. Before joining HFNY in 2016, she worked at the National Urban League in their Workforce Development Division providing programmatic and fiscal oversight, technical assistance and training to a multi-million dollar federal initiative, called th Urban Youth Empowerment Program, which serves at-risk youth and young adults in urban communities across the country.
She also serves on Redeemer Presbyterian Church's Grace and Race committee which seeks to embrace the Gospel call to redeem relationships across ethnic/racial barriers by providing opportunities for prayer, conversation, and the sharing of cultural goods across racial/ethnic lines. Additionally, she enjoys serving as a leader in the Fusion Young Adult Ministry at Bethlehem Assembly of God where she has the privilege of helping others find their identity and mission in Jesus. Kimberly earned her B.A./M.S. in Criminal Justice, Cum Laude, from Long Island University Post Campus.