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Dawn Curtis

AFFILIATION: Grassroots Impact

TITLE: Founder, Consulting Director



EXPERTISE AREA: Black/African-American Communities, Energy Policy, Food Justice


Dawn C. Curtis is a visionary leader with more than two decades of professional experience dedicated to championing social justice and promoting energy democracy within underserved communities. A graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree, she also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Human Resources from the University of Phoenix. As the driving force behind Grassroots Impact, Inc., Dawn’s mission is clear: to tirelessly advocate for policies that pave the way to a more equitable society. Her personal and professional journey is a testament to unwavering commitment, a pursuit of justice for the underprivileged, and a voice for the voiceless. Moreover, Dawn is an active member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where she chairs the Environmental Justice Committee. She also contributes to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Psi Theta Omega Chapter, leading the Social Justice Committee. Whether delivering targeted resources to vulnerable populations or spearheading issue-based campaigns that unite these same communities, she embodies the spirit of a true social justice champion. Dawn serves her community with humility and unwavering passion, convinced that her purpose on Earth is to advocate for those who are often dismissed or overlooked. Her guiding principle, “When you have done unto the least of these you have done it unto me,” reflects her deeply held values and faith. Beyond her professional, civic, and community commitments, Dawn treasures moments spent with her two-year-old son, Chance, finding inspiration and strength for her advocacy work in the love of her family.


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