Devin Ross of the Industrial Areas Foundation will be the speaker for Adult Formation on Nov. 10.
Ross is one of the three IAF organizers who is supporting the Wake County Sponsors organizing effort. For the last five years Devin has served as the lead organizer for Justice United, the IAF organization in Orange County. During his time there he has organized countywide teams of religious and secular leaders who have won the following:
- Improvements to 64 units of substandard section 8 housing in Hillsborough.
- Expanded service on bus routes for working-class families in Chapel Hill.
- Dismissal of court fees and fines for safe yet unlicensed drivers who had been unable to get or renew their licenses.
- Doubling teachers of color at Orange County schools.