Crystal Crawford

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Crystal Crawford

Crystal Crawford joined the Weingart Foundation in 2024 as its first Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships where she manages relationships with key stakeholders to expand the impact and efficacy of the Weingart Foundation and its commitment to racial justice. Crystal has extensive experience in the legal, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors and most recently served as Executive Director of the Western Center on Law & Poverty, a trailblazing legal and advocacy organization that works to bring about systemic and structural change in every branch of government. Previously, she was a program director at The California Wellness Foundation where she developed the organization’s groundbreaking Women’s Initiatives, a multi-million-dollar investment that advanced the health and economic security of women of color. Before joining Cal Wellness, she served as C.E.O. of the California Black Women’s Health Project, the first statewide organization solely devoted to improving the health of California’s Black women and girls through policy, advocacy, education and outreach. Crystal earned her bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College and law degree from the New York University School of Law. She is admitted to the bar in California, New York and New Jersey.

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