BMC Staff

Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director

staffPrior to coming on staff at the Brooklyn Movement Center, Mark was on the Faculty of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and was most recently the field organizer for the MOVE NY campaign.

A Central Brooklyn native, Mark Winston Griffith is the former Executive Director and Senior Fellow for Economic Justice at the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, and the former co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project. In the early nineties he co-founded the Central Brooklyn Partnership and Central Brooklyn Federal Credit Union. He currently serves on the boards of the Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union, Center for an Urban Future, the Center for Working Families, Little Sun People and Free Speech TV.

Mark loves spending time with his family, running the streets of New York like a steeplechase, and describing how he acquired the 18 inch scar that runs the length of his spine. Contact him at [email protected].

Anthonine Pierre, Deputy Director

FullSizeRender 5As Deputy Director, Anthonine works to implement BMC’s organizing strategy and its capacity to nurture social & political leadership in Central Brooklyn. She directs the organization’s efforts in base-building & leadership development. She also leads BMC’s issue campaigns on police accountability & anti-street harassment.

As a founding staff member, she has played an integral role in the development of BMC’s organizational structure, organizing alliances, and membership base. Anthonine’s work at BMC is a commitment to cultivating fierce, powerful Black communities, informed by over ten years of experience in grassroots organizing, public policy, and government relations.

Anthonine is a lifelong Brooklynite and enthusiasm enthusiast. When she’s not working at BMC, she’s usually looking for the Wiz with her friends the Lion, the Tin Man & the Scarecrow. Contact her at [email protected].