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Oakland Museum Of California Omca - Community Partnership Manager Resume Example

Isabella Reed
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Professional Summary
Accomplished, mission-driven and enthusiastic leader with strong community engagement capabilities and achievement in program development and management in multi-cultural environments.   Committed to social justice and positive social change.
Skills and Abilities
  • Community Partnership & Alliance Building 
  • Facilitation and Consensus Building 
  • Program Design and Execution
  • Strategic Planning &  Needs Assessment 
  • Organizational Development 
  • Building Models & Tools for Engagement 
  • Project Management 
  • Cultural Curation 
  • Strong Presentation & Interpersonal Skills 
  • Financial Oversight & Grant Management
Experience and Accomplishments
01/2013 to 11/2014
Community Partnership Manager Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) - Oakland, CA
  • Cultivated, developed, and evaluated a wide range of community partnerships and activities in order to deeply engage with diverse communities in Oakland through the arts; 
  • Contributed to advancing 21st Century strategies in civic engagement and collaboration by assessing and responding to evolving community need and interests; 
  • Planned and helped conduct a neighborhood identity study focused on Oakland; Managed, two successful, large-scale, public participatory art installations; 
  • Represented the museum externally at community meetings and coalitions; 
  • Developed new models and tools for community participation and partnerships; 
  • Participated on the OMCA Strategic Planning committee.
05/2007 to 02/2013
Executive Director Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) - Oakland, CA
  • Oversaw public relations, finances, fund development, program development, strategic planning, staff board of directors, and administration/operations of the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.
  • Diversified and expanded programs, audiences, funding sources and community partnerships.
  • Oversaw and lead the development of a new mission and vision and three year-strategic plan,.
01/2007 to 01/2011
Co-Founder and Owner Suutra, LLC - Oakland, CA
  • Oversaw sales, marketing and public relations for Suutra, a socially conscious fashion venture committed to social change by providing low-income women artisans with access to economic opportunities, preservation of at-risk traditional artisan skills and promotion of sweatshop-free eco-friendly fashion.
01/2007 to 05/2007
Consultant Human Impact Partnership - Oakland , CA
  •  Provided technical assistance, research and trainings on integrating health and equity in land use, housing and transportation for the City of Richmond's General Plan conducted by Urban Habitat's Community Leadership Institute
09/2004 to 08/2006
Senior Director of Prevention Youth Leadership Institute - San Francisco, CA
  • Managed the overall operations of the YLI—Bay Area's Prevention Department (including staff and grant contracts) which included the prevention department budget; program development, implementation and evaluation; curriculum development, grant writing and serving on the executive leadership team.    
  • Implemented the Deemed Approved Ordinance, a San Francisco City & County regulation and land use ordinance that requires businesses that sell alcoholic beverages (off-sale -- for consumption off the premises) maintain their business in a lawful and beneficial manner for the public and the surrounding community.
01/2003 to 09/2004
Manager Asian American Recovery Services (AARS) - San Jose, CA
  • Managed the overall operations of the Youth Services Department in the AARS Santa Clara County office which included ensuring compliance with all appropriate standards, licensing and certification requirements for the delivery of behavioral health care programs and clinical services;.
  • Worked with local, state, federal and private sector representatives to develop resources and support for the delivery of behavioral health care programs and clinical services;.
  • Developed and Implemented new programs and evaluation.
  • Assisted in grant writing for new and current programs.
09/2000 to 01/2003
Senior Researcher/Project Associate California Tomorrow - Oakland, CA
  • Participated in planning, conceptualization and implementation of a three-year national research study focusing on increasing attention and dialogue regarding access, equity, and diversity in the arena of after school programs; 
  • Participated in an in- depth community study of Oakland after school programs; 
  • Provided technical assistance and trainings on access, equity and diversity in after school programs at statewide workshops and conferences; 
  • Co-authored and participated in the publication of Our Roots, Our Future: Affirming Culture and Language in After School and Youth Programs; 
  • Co-authored the publication Pursuing the Promise: Addressing Equity, Access and Diversity in After School Programs.
08/1999 to 09/2000
Healthy Start Coordinator Lincoln Child Center - Berkeley, CA
  • Managed the overall Jefferson Elementary School Healthy Start Program operations and quality control which included establishing partnerships between families, staff, private sector and community organizations to create culturally appropriate and responsive programmatic solutions.
  • Developed and implemented programs and services to meet the needs of the Jefferson Elementary School community, which included: Afterschool program, counseling services and 5th grade girls support group, and parent education programs.
09/1997 to 09/1999
Community Health Education Coordinator Asian Community Mental Health Services - Oakland, CA
  • Developed and implemented Asian Communities Empowering Teens (ACET), a pilot-demonstration teen pregnancy prevention project which included curriculum development focused on culturally appropriate family life education;.
  • Developed and implemented evaluation activities and collection of program data;.
  • Facilitated community health education workshops; and coordination of services with schools and community based organization.
  • Trained and supervised staff to help facilitate workshops.
09/1995 to 09/1997
Lead Case Manager/Youth Services Coordinator Asian American Recovery Services (AARS) - San Jose, CA
  • Part of team who developed a pilot, outpatient substance abuse treatment program for Asian & Pacific Islander adolescents, which included individual, family and group counseling, and case management services to a caseload of adolescent substance abusers in a culturally specific outpatient treatment program; 
  • Supervised Social Work student interns from San Jose State University; 
  • Developed, implemented and coordinated the first and second annual Sister to Sister: Young Asian American Woman's Conferences; 
  • Developed psycho-educational curriculum for group counseling 
  • Conducted street outreach to youth.
Master of Science: Social Work
University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology
University of California - Los Angeles, CA
Publications, Lectures and Trainings
Leaderspring/ Oakland Museum of California leadership training cohort fellow
Co-presented a workshop on community engagement at the California Association of Museums (CAM) Conference
Co-author of A Brown Paper: The Health of South Asians in the United States, published by South Asian Public Health Association (SAPHA)
Lectured and provided trainings on Asian youth, gang, substance abuse issues, and health benefits of Indian spices at various university classes and conferences
Provided consulting services for National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse around substance abuse issues in the South Asian Community
Provided media presentations regarding Asian youth and substance abuse issues on various Northern California television channels and newspapers
Conducted a needs assessment and wrote report on Asian and Pacific Islander Lesbian and Bisexual Women Health needs for the National Asian Women's Health Organization
Community Service
  • Commissioner (District 3), Alameda County Arts Commission- 2010- Present
  • Board of Director Member, Lotus Bloom Children & Family Resource Center, Oakland CA- 2008 - 2014 
  • Advisory Member Asian Pacific Islander Council, Oakland Museum of California- 2008 - 2013
  • Board of Director Member, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland, CA- 2004 - 2007 
  • Advisory Board Member, EKTA, A South Asian Art and Education Network- 2001 - 2003  
  • Advisory Board Member and Co-founder South Asian Health Collaborative, Berkeley, CA- 1997 - 1999
  • Peer Leader/Fellow , Women's Health Leadership Program, Sacramento, CA - 1999 - 2000
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Previous Companies:

  • Oakland Museum of California OMCA
  • Oakland Asian Cultural Center OACC
  • Suutra

Previous Job Positions:

  • Community Partnership Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Co Founder and Owner
  • Consultant
  • Senior Director of Prevention


  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of California

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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