Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence proudly announces the appointment of Colsaria Henderson as Executive Director
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence proudly announces the appointment of Colsaria Henderson as Executive Director starting August 31st, 2022. The selection of Ms. Colsaria Henderson to head the agency reflects NDS’ desire to continue to build its efforts to create paths for survivors to achieve safety and self-sufficiency. NDS recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary and is well positioned to intervene in the cycle of violence and change community norms so that systemic and broader social change can happen.
Henderson is returning to NDS having previously served in the role of director of programs from 2014 to 2018. She has extensive experience in anti-violence work focused on community engagement, survivor-centered approaches, women/girls and gender-based advocacy, political and social advocacy, along with inclusion, diversity, equity, access practices. She is an experienced nonprofit leader with a demonstrated history of working in the civic and social organization industry with an MSW focused on Administration & Planning.
“We are looking forward to Colsaria Henderson rejoining our agency,” said Hillary Weingast, chair of NDS’ Board of Directors. “After an extensive search, it was very clear that her expertise and passion for women’s issues, her vision for raising the visibility of the issue of domestic violence, and her commitment to cross-sector collaboration would inspire the staff and engage the community as we enter the next phase of NDS’ evolution.”
“I am honored and thrilled to be entrusted with the leadership of this dynamic agency,” Henderson said. “I look forward to working with NDS’ talented staff and dedicated board to focus on NDS’ crucial mission of ending domestic violence in the moment and for all time.”