community & municipal relations
Cultural Relations & Special Projects
Kenja works to forge relationships with diverse communities throughout the state. She is the liaison to the Asian American, Pacific Islander and African American communities. Kenja launched the State of Black Arizona publication in 2009 and assists groups working on similar community/university collaborations. She coordinates Public Affairs’ national forums in Washington, D.C., Tucson and other cities.Kenja serves on the board of Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix. She is a member of the O’Connor House’s SpeakOut AZ Committee and the Arizona Community Foundation’s Black Philanthropy Initiative Task Force among others.