Chong Anna Canfora
PRESIDENT | Chong-Anna is an experienced non-profit executive, community organizer, and advocate. She is passionate about mission-driven work, building community, and leveraging public and private resources as a force for the greater good.
She has been in top leadership roles as a professional in workforce development, civic engagement, political and non-profit fundraising, but her most treasured role is being champion for fellow survivors. Most recently, she served as the Director of Development for the Michigan State University Museum and worked with survivors to co-curate the award-winning exhibition Finding Our Voice: Sisters Survivors Speak.
Chong-Anna is currently the Executive Director of Michigan Community Action, the statewide association for all of Michigan’s Community Action agencies that make up the largest network of anti-poverty organizations in the state. She served on the Firecracker Foundation’s Development Committee for five years before joining the board in 2019 and assuming the role of President in 2020.
She lives in Lansing with her husband, two children, and two cats.