H. Raye Jones Avery
H. Raye Jones Avery is the executive director of the Christina Cultural Arts Center. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and sociology and earned a master’s degree in health services administration from West Chester University. She has 25 years of experience in nonprofit management. Raye has been employed by Community Action of Greater Wilmington, Delaware League for Planned Parenthood, and the United Way of Delaware. Her public service includes positions with the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, Wilmington Renaissance Development Corporation, Downtown Visions, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Delaware Chapter. Raye is a founding board member of Kuumba Academy Charter School in Wilmington.