Fareeda Mabry

Freelance Grant Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone: 2677078979
2 Skills
Fareeda Mabry
C# 267-707-8979
E: Fareeda@fareedamabry.org


• Recruitment/Outreach
• Leadership Development
• Organizational Building
• Relationship Building
• Public Speaking/Facilitation/Presentation
• Campaign Development/Executive
• Diversity Training
• Develop Marketing/PR Materials
• Marketing, Public Relations, Communications
• Strategic Planning/Development
• Research

• Target Marketing
• Organizing Advocacy/Grassroots Campaigns
• Microsoft Products
• Database Dev/Mgmt
• Motivational Speaking
• Program Management
• Professional Development
• Building Partnerships, Relationships, & Collaborative Efforts
• Local/State/National Political Mapping
• Message Development/Delivery
• Process Mapping/Metrics Development


University of Pennsylvania
May ’02- May ’07
B.A in Social Science
• Recognition/Award(s): National Dean’s List 2002, /2003 CLEO College Scholars Program. Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program
Peirce College
January ’98- May ‘01
A.A in Business Administration
• Recognition/Award(s): Academic Achievement, Region A Act 101, Presidential Student Service and Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Professional Experience:
Universal Companies—Bluford Elementary December 2010-Current
Parent and Community Manager of the Family Student Resource Center
• Create policies and workshops for students, staff, and parents
• Create marketing and outreach materials
• Create and Update web page and events
• Management of Interns and Parent Partners (Volunteers)
• Recruit parents for Home and School, SAC, Board, Workshops and Events
• Market Events at School to the Community
• Assisting students who have special needs—Learning and Emotional Support
• Organizing the Home and School Associations
• Organizing the SAC-School Advisory Committees
• Events Planning-Fashion Shows, Field Trips, Conferences, Job Fairs, Book Fairs, Parent Appreciation and Student initiatives.
• Developing a Parent Engagement Strategic Plan
• Outreach to parents of truant students
• Development of Enrichment Programs for teachers, parents, administration and students
• Conflict resolution and mentoring for students and parents
• Work with students from K-6 on Scholastic competitions and challenges

Community Organizing/Consulting—Self Employed February ’09-December ‘10
• Political Campaigns
• Fundraising/low level and high level
• Events Planning
• Marketing/Promotions
• Public Relations
• Recruitment/Outreach
• Online media/Social marketing
• Blogging/Writing
• Grass roots organizing: Education and Health Care Reform, and Recidivism

The City of Philadelphia—Office of the Managing Director
Special Assistant to the Performance Management Team/Temp Position March ‘08-Feburary ‘09
• Developed and Maintained the Performance Management Network
• Project Manager for Communities Working Together (Coordination of City Services)
• Project Assistant for shortening the Cycle Time for Police, Prisons and Fire (Saved city 1.8 Million Dollars)
• Philly Stat Implementation Team Member
• 3-1-1 Implementation Team Member.
• Planning Events, Research Public Policy and Best Practices
• Budgeting for Outcomes Results Team Representative
• Facilitate Meetings
• Developed the Performance Management/3-1-1 and Philly Stat Websites Team website
• Developed, marketing, communications, public relations strategic outreach plan for Philly Stat and 3-1-1 System
• Assisted in process reengineering and development of performance/customer service metrics
• Recognized as a City of Philadelphia Emerging Leader

Philadelphia Forward
Outreach Coordinator October ‘05- March ‘08
• Responsible for outreach efforts
• Organizing and attending community meetings
• Researching community/political groups and events
• Cold Calls/Outreach Calls and Follow Up Calls
• Maintained Philadelphia Forward Liaison and Reformers database

Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL)
PA Director of Recruitment December 05’-December ‘07
• Built networks of various supporters for CPL
• Identified individuals, supporters, trainers, and mentors for CPL PA Political Leadership Programs
• Planned information sessions, informal meetings, events, and conference calls and workshops
• CPL was made visible by participation in community service and non-partisan events
• Responsible for regional and demographical targeting and mapping of the state
• Developed and Maintained continuous growing database of contacts.
• Created an over all comprehensive targeted recruitment strategy
• Created individualized tailored outreach/recruitment plans for Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, NE/NW PA, and Lehigh Valley area more targeted to areas and populations that are considered politically untapped.
o Plan has been duplicated in pilot states, such as CO, AZ and MI
• PR, events planning, representative and point person in Pennsylvania for larger CPL conferences/ events.
• Organization research, in addition to development of message material and correspondence with public
• Member of the CPL National Strategic Planning Committee
• Co Facilitator at workshops/conferences
• Responsible for building, developing and implementing Alumni program
Skills (2) Rating
Grant Writing
Creative Writing