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Rashidah Daniels

Rashidah joined Felicity House as a Program Manager in 2019. Prior to joining Felicity House, Rashidah spent four years at CaringKind NYC (formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association). Most recently, she worked as a Wanderer’s Safety Program Associate, which involved working closely with the NYPD and families of missing individuals…

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Tracy Kernan

Tracy Kernan, LCSW joined Felicity House as an Outreach Consultant in 2018. Prior to joining Felicity House, Tracy served as the Director of Information and Outreach at YAI, where she managed their information and referral department, oversaw annual Latino and Autism Conferences and developed their volunteer department. Tracy holds a…

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Sharon Valencia

Sharon joined Felicity House in 2014 after serving as the Program Associate at the Simons Foundation, an affiliated organization with a mission to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics, autism and basic sciences. One of Sharon’s main projects at the Simons Foundation was to establish a pilot group for…

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Marisela Huerta

Prior to joining  Felicity House, Marisela was an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. She holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She brings over ten years of experience working with adults on the autism spectrum….

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Maggie Shaw

Maggie joined Felicity House in 2020 to help develop the food program to cater to the unique dietary needs of the community. Prior to Felicity House, she also worked for a number of years at Fountain House, a community- based mental health program supporting the needs of adults with severe…

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Lee Whetstone

Lee joined Felicity House as an Administrative Assistant in 2019 after serving as the Office Manager/Executive Assistant at Round Table Wealth Management. As the point of contact for the firm, her main responsibilities were to coordinate and sometimes host corporate events, manage travel and executive calendars, and assist with marketing…

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Julia De Brito

Julia De Brito, LMSW joined Felicity House as a Program Associate in 2015.  Prior to coming to Felicity House Julia has worked in the nonprofit sector for over eight years and has versatile experience working with different populations, primarily women. Julia worked as a Project Coordinator for the Center for…

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Becky Alexander

Becky joined Felicity House in 2016 after working for a corporate communications training firm called Exec-Comm. At Exec-Comm, she taught professionals how to speak, write, and communicate more effectively. Her proudest accomplishment was designing a program specifically to help women find their voices. Prior to Exec-Comm, Becky spent five years…

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Alice Dannenberg

Alice Dannenberg, LMSW, joined Felicity House as a Program Manager in 2020. Previously, Alice worked as a Program Supervisor in Community & Family Services at YAI, where she managed YAI’s Camp & Travel programs. In this role, Alice led trips to destinations near and far, with customized vacation itineraries that offered…

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