Lenora Hardy-Foster Honored Among 25 Standout Black Non-Profit Leaders by Michigan Chronicle - Judson Center

Lenora Hardy-Foster Honored Among 25 Standout Black Non-Profit Leaders by Michigan Chronicle

Farmington Hills, Michigan  Judson Center is pleased to announce that its President and CEO Lenora Hardy-Foster has been honored as one of the Michigan Chronicle’s inaugural 25 Standout Black Non-Profit Leaders. This recognition celebrates her unwavering commitment to enhancing and advocating for impactful change in our community through the life-changing services provided by the human services agency.

The Michigan Chronicle, a respected and influential voice in our region, has selected these 25 standout leaders for their steadfast leadership, community service, and the meaningful progress they have made toward furthering their organizations’ missions.

Hardy-Foster’s dedication to improving the well-being of Judson Center clients and helping them reach their full potential has been a beacon of inspiration and exemplifies the qualities of truly transformative leadership that the Michigan Chronicle seeks to honor with this distinction.

“I am extremely honored to be included in this group of outstanding leaders,” said Lenora Hardy-Foster. “Throughout my career, I have been passionate about helping others improve their lives, and the unwavering care we provide here at Judson Center changes the lives of 13,000 children, adults and families each year. This recognition from the Michigan Chronicle is shared with our staff, board members, and supporters of Judson Center. Their tireless work has kept our mission alive 100 years after our founding. Together, we are proud to be among the exemplary organizations receiving this honor.”

“The selection of Lenora Hardy-Foster as one of the Standout Black Non-Profit Leaders highlights the incredible work Judson Center does in the community. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed, and she is truly deserving of this honor,” said Hiram E. Jackson, publisher of the Michigan Chronicle and CEO of Real Times Media. “Lenora’s inclusion in this esteemed list reflects not only her personal commitment to the cause of our community, but also the dedication and excellence of her entire team.”

We invite the public to join us in celebrating this extraordinary milestone. To learn more about Lenora Hardy-Foster and the contributions that have earned her a spot among this esteemed group, read the special “Applause” insert coming in the February 28, 2024, edition of the Michigan Chronicle, both in print and online at michiganchronicle.com/applause.

For more information about Judson Center and our ongoing work, please visit www.judsoncenter.org.

About Judson Center
Judson Center, trusted by Michigan families for 100 years, is a non-profit human services agency providing expert, comprehensive services that strengthen children, adults and families impacted by abuse and neglect, autism, and developmental, behavioral and physical health challenges so they can achieve whole health, well-being, and maximum potential. Judson Center also offers integrated primary healthcare for all through Judson Center Health in Warren and is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). Since opening its doors in 1924, Judson Center has grown to change the lives of more than 13,000 children, adults, and families each year. Judson Center has offices in Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties. Headquarters are located at 30301 Northwestern Highway, Suite 100, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3277. Learn more about Judson Center at www.judsoncenter.org. Check out the agency’s “Where Care Is An Art” centennial awareness campaign at care.judsoncenter.org.


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Scott Trudell, Chief Development Officer, Judson Center