Dedra Wade honored by DA Charles Hynes as "Women's History Month Extraordinary Woman"
Posted on March 5th, 2011
March 2,2011 DA Chales Hynes Honor Dedra Wade as an Extrodinary Woman for Women's History month 2011
See the photos of the March 2,2011 Honoree Breakfast and Press Conference
Please Join DA Hynes, Dedra Wade, President of CPCA,Inc and invited guest at the Award Ceremony on March 29, 2011
click on the link to see today's activities at the office of District Attorney Hynes.
BrownsvilleBefore Dedra Wade created her successful non-profit organization, Community Partners Commission Assoc., Inc., she served New York City as the Department of Probationâ€™s Chief for Community Affairs and Community Service. During her 24-year career with the Department of Probation, she served as a supervisor in Family Court, Alternative to Detention, Foster Care and Adoption.Â The crowning glories of her career were her positions as City-Wide Chief of Community Service and Community Affairs. There, she used her natural abilities to draw people together and build partnerships, creating a graffiti task force and community service work crews to cover the City of New York. She is known for her power to build relationships among community residents, organizations and political officials, ultimately enhancing the quality of life for the community at large. Dedraâ€™s not-for-profit organization, Community Partners Commission Assoc., Inc., served as a vehicle for her natural and predictable evolution from the public servant to community leader.Â During her city-wide duties with Probation, Dedra developed a passion and commitment to East New York and Brownsville. The commitment became the drive to start her nonprofit and the flagship program, Â CPCA, Inc. Community Enrichment Center. Today, thousands of community residents and colleagues know the organization and rely on its staff and members to do what their mission professes: â€œcreate partnerships that change lives and enhance communitiesâ€