Reggie is the founder and Executive Director of the Center for Youth Engagement (CYE) based in Milwaukee, WI, USA. The Center serves as a catalyst for building and sustaining strategies to connect young people with quality opportunities to learn, lead, and develop. Prior to launching the Center for Youth Engagement in 2011 Reggie served as Founding Executive Director of Urban Underground, a nationally recognized program that builds youth leadership through grassroots community organizing and civic engagement. He has also worked as national Director of Youth Activism for the American Legacy Foundation in Washington, DC and has served on several boards including the National League of Young Voters, and co-chair of the Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing.
Reggie has dedicated his life to helping young people find and pursue their purpose and power by creating and supporting opportunities for youth-led social change.
Reggie’s work has provided critical pathways for new generations of young people to pursue opportunities in organizing, nonprofit leadership, politics, arts, and social innovation.