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"Because [the CRE staff] were Spanish speakers, that was very helpful to my sense of solidarity.  It would have been different otherwise; I would not have spoken as freely with someone else."

Holly Delany Cole

Holly Delany Cole


Holly Delany Cole
Co-Director

hdcole@crenyc.org


Holly joined CRE’s staff in 1995.  She is a social worker and has worked in a variety of human service settings in direct service and administrator positions.  Within CRE, Holly has served as Deputy Director for Programs and Head of Consulting.  She is a skilled facilitator and is well-regarded for her strategic and program planning abilities.  Currently, Holly serves as Co-Director of Community Resource Exchange, along with her colleague Valyrie Laedlein. Immediately before CRE, Holly was a freelance consultant for human services and grant-making organizations, with an emphasis on program evaluation, program development, and proposal writing.  Holly was a member of the program staff at the New York Community Trust from 1983 through 1989, managing grant programs in youth services, employment and aging. Holly sits on the Board of Computers for Youth. She holds a BSW from Adelphi University and a master's degree from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.  Holly is co-author of Working With Teen Parents - A Survey of Promising Approaches with Phyllis Smith Nickel (1985).

Check out Holly on Development Without Limits' Please Speak Freely podcast series.


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