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Katrina Hasan Hamilton

Second Vice President

Chair, Education


A mother, wife, journalist, researcher, and educator with over 20+ years of experience serving students and families in preschool through higher education, Katrina strongly advocates for equity and social justice in schools. Originally from Inglewood, Katrina joined the NAACP when she was a senior in High School and fulfilled a number of roles, including ACT-SO Chair and Regional Youth Director, under the leadership of the late Ernestine Peters.

Currently, Katrina is the Co-Chair of Black Minds Matter Advocacy Group of San Diego (BMMAG-SD), founder of United Shades of Black and Brown (USB²), an organization focused on eradicating anti-Black Racism in schools, and she’s completing her doctorate in Education Policy and Organization Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a concentration in Diversity and Equity. Katrina looks forward to creating environments where all students, in particular, African American children will feel represented, safe, and valued in the U.S. and abroad.