Alignment Nashville began 2017 by welcoming two new members to the team!

Robert Robinson joins the community engagement team as the new Associate Director. Robert will be working directly with the High School, Academies of Nashville, Integration of International Families, Community Achieves, and School Nutrition Alignment Teams. Before coming to Alignment Nashville, Robert spent 4 years at the Urban League of Middle Tennessee where he was responsible for K-12 youth development programs. He has a passion for education, social justice, and community empowerment. He holds a B.S. in Psychology from Howard University and a M.Ed. In Community Development and Action from Vanderbilt University.

Justin Sweatman-Weaver also joins Alignment Nashville as the new Community Engagement Specialist. In this role, Justin will provide a variety of support and communication services to the community engagement staff as well as school and community partners to help implement A-Team projects. Since 2009, Justin has worked in number of roles for substance abuse prevention coalitions in Tennessee and continues to work as an advocate in the field of mental health and substance abuse as well as education, focusing on safe and inclusive schools.