Our Team


President & CEO

Jamee earned a Doctor of Philosophy with a focus on Executive Leadership and a Master of Arts with a focus on Nonprofit Organizational Leadership. Additionally, he has over 20 years of executive leadership and community development experience. His extensive background affords him numerous opportunities to advocate for marginalized communities in housing and social, racial & economic justice.


Chief Operating Officer

Sakina earned a Master of Public Adminstration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management and Leadership.
Her background has given her the opportunity to collaborate with those facing housing insecrurities to combat the barriers faced when attempting to obtain housing.



Housing and Real Estate Development Director


Shalaunda earned a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning with an emphasis in Housing & Community Development and has over 15 years experience in real estate development. Her background has given her the opportunity to work with various cities and communities to address housing needs.

Shalaunda Holmes


Director of Administration

Shalom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies and has over eight years of experience as a data analyst, specializing in database infrastructure design and maintenance. Passionate about data analytics, Shalom is dedicated to generating accurate and efficient data reports crucial for organizational success. Additionally, Shalom is actively pursuing a professional certification in HR, reflecting a growing interest in leveraging human resources to create thriving work environments.


Senior Community Engagement Coordinator

Saleem earned a Bachelor’s degree in marketing and Communications and has served in various leadership roles as a community organizer. Saleem is a staunch advocate for being a voice for the underserved segments of our population and reinvesting in the disinvested neighborhoods in our community.

Saleem Rasheed


Senior Program Coordinator of Youth Services

DaMont Holloway is deeply dedicated to the residents of Kansas City, with a particular focus on the city’s youth. He brings extensive experience in social services, including case management and leading youth groups. Currently, DaMont is actively working towards earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, complemented by a minor in Criminal Justice.


Senior Project Manager – Housing & Real Estate Development

Erik Berg holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning with an emphasis in Real Estate Development and brings 12 years of experience in mixed-income housing development and public administration. His background includes Low Income Housing Tax Credits, entitlements and public-private finance, as well as the federal Public Housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs. 


Youth Program Coordinator

Taylor Jackson is deeply committed to the youth of Kansas City and the community that supports them. With several years of experience in childcare services and a degree in Mass Communications, Taylor brings both expertise and passion to inspire and empower the younger generation to thrive and succeed. 

UNI Block Connectors

Shaheer Akhtab


Courtanie Beasley


Mary Quarles


Tasha Rasheed