SCSJ Board of Directors

  • Farad Ali, Chair Senior VP of Business Development, The Institute, Durham, N.C.
  • Anita Earls, Esq. Director, Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Durham, N.C.
  • James Ferguson, Esq. Partner, Ferguson, Stein, Chambers, Gresham & Sumter, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Jim Grant, Ph.D. Organizer, Black Workers for Justice, Wilson, N.C.
  • Trina Jones, Esq., Vice Chair Professor, Duke Law School, Durham, NC
  • Anne Gordon, Esq. Senior Lecturing Fellow and Director of Externships, Duke University School of Law, Durham, N.C.
  • Mark Trustin, Esq. Attorney at Law, Durham N.C.
  • Jane Wettach, Esq. Clinical Professor, Children’s Law Clinic Director, Duke Univ. School of Law, Durham N.C.
  • Barry Williams, Esq. Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Social Security Administration, Fayetteville, N.C.

Interested in learning more about board membership? Please contact us at We are interested in candidates with skills in marketing, communications, IT, members of the communities that SCSJ represents, and anyone else with a passion for dismantling structural oppression. There is no educational or financial requirement – passion and commitment for the mission are our board member’s greatest gifts to SCSJ.