Co-op Dayton

Co-op Dayton

Co-op Dayton

Consultant Team

840 Germantown St., Dayton, OH, 45402

Areas of Expertise:

  • Project management to support leadership of historically marginalized communities.
  • Organizational development
  • Anti-racism institutional development


  • Individual Experience:

Lela Klein: JD from Harvard Law School and BA from Cornell University

amaha sellassie: Assistant Professor of Sociology at Sinclair Community College

Rachel Meketon: Master’s in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and BA from Amherst College 

Kenya Baker: Bachelors of Science in Organizational Management from Wilberforce University and a Master of Education from the University of Dayton

Cherrelle Gardner: Master’s in Education at Wright State University and worked in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at local universities.

– Amani Lewis: Master’s in Accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University.

  • Community-based participatory research leading to starting after-school program within public housing
  • Coordination of get-out-the-vote campaigns
  • Co-developed county equity strategy
  • A founder of the Gem City Market Co-op
  • Worked in economic development from multiple perspectives, with municipal agencies, non-profit organizations, labor unions, and social enterprises

My overall goal is to support humanity’s shift in this hour, building our capacity for future cooperation and collaboration.

amaha sellassie

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