By Nigeria Anderson
Executive Director of Community Voices Heard (CVH)
Afua (a-fee-ya) Mensah is very invested in Community Voices Heard (CVH) mission and vision. Afua Mensah is the Executive Director of CVH and holds a Law Degree and BA in Sociology and African American History. She is currently leading a grassroots fight against a city proposal to rezone a huge portion of East Harlem for residential towers and infill public housing property with new development. Additionally, CVH is demanding that Mayor De Blasio’s administration first allocate $200 million to fix and upgrade existing public housing buildings and increase the number affordable units for families making $23,000 and less.