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Adonis Kernen

Adonis Kernen is the Racial Equity Initiatives Associate at the Community Foundation. In this role he is responsible for developing, supporting and advancing the Community Foundation’s commitment to racial/ethnic equity, and assisting with the work of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable, a group of more than 35 community leaders from public, private, nonprofit and faith organizations committed to achieving racial equity in Western New York by expanding opportunities for all.

Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Adonis worked as Leads Researcher at Yadav Solutions, where he searched online records to increase efficiency through SQL and other operations. Previously, he worked as a Property Manager for several multi-unit properties, and as Public Relations Specialist for First Capital Payments.

Adonis received his B.A. in Sociology from Buffalo State College and is currently pursuing his M.A. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.