Yevonne Brannon

Yevonne Brannon received her Ph.D. in sociology from NC State University and is the Director of the Center for Urban Affairs and Community Services at NCSU. Prior to this position, she was a social worker and taught at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Dr. Brannon has been involved in child and public education advocacy work throughout her life including serving for four years as a Wake County Commissioner. She is a founding member of several nonprofit organizations, including WakeUp Wake County, Great Schools In Wake Coalition, Friends of Lake Johnson, Friends of Athens Drive Community Library, and, most recently, Public Schools First NC.