Our Board works to provide thought leadership and innovation to better meet the needs of the individuals we encounter through our work.
Stephanie McGraw is the founder and CEO of WARM (We All Really Matter) domestic violence organization. Stephanie gave birth to WARM in 2010 coming out of her own vicious cycle of abuse. Throughout her journey, Stephanie yearned to see service providers working through an inclusive, culturally competent lens. She established WARM, becoming the first Black woman to create a domestic violence agency in Harlem. Stephanie established an organization of Black and brown survivors who use their lived experiences to shape their care for other survivors of domestic abuse. WARM works to provide comprehensive wraparound services for survivors of domestic violence, planting deep seeds of life. Stephanie works tirelessly to provide safe spaces and resources to survivors of domestic violence from ALL backgrounds. She started in Harlem, is now city-wide, has expanded to provide economic empowerment services in Ghana and throughout Africa, and knows that her work will soon WARM the entire world.
Wilma Brown Phillips is a longtime community activist and political leader as well as an entrepreneur. She has been dedicated to providing critical services, support and empowerment to the families and residents of Central Harlem specifically and New York City in general. Brown Phillips has served as the Board Vice Chair of the Central Harlem Senior Citizens’ Centers, Inc. She earned two degrees from John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of NY — a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology and Master’s Degree (MPA) in Public Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Administration.
PETER BREGER is an entertainment attorney who has represented theatre and film producers, investors, commercial and non-profit theatres, writers, directors, and performers for over twenty-five years. He is a Tony-Nominated producer of Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional Theatre. He owned and operated The Actors’ Playhouse, an Off Broadway theatre in Greenwich Village, New York for 12 years. Mr. Breger is the President of the Off-Broadway Alliance, the non-profit corporation organized by theatre professionals to support, promote, and encourage theatrical production and to make live theatre increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences.