Steven N. Jones
Founder & Executive Director
The Alliance to Reunite and Repair Our World, also known as A.R.R.O.W, was founded by our Executive Director, Steven N. Jones Esq. Director Jones is a Howard University graduate where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Director Jones is also a graduate of Emory University’s Candler School of Theology where he received his Master of Divinity. Finally, Director Jones is a graduate of the Cornell University Law School where he achieved his Juris Doctorate. Director Jones developed the philosophy and programs for A.R.R.O.W while researching the use of the concept of race to justify the enslavement, murder and dehumanization of Africans and the African Diaspora during the transatlantic slave trade, the implementation of race as a tool of control in American law as well as the genocide of Eastern European Jewish people during the Jewish Holocaust.
Director of Marketing and Media Relations
Lara Holland is founder and president of a food consultancy based out of Atlanta, GA. She is an active resident of the Old 4th Ward, living and working just blocks from where the Civil Rights movement was most active. She has over 10 years of experience in building business and re-activating communities. Lara also serves on the board for the Old 4th Ward Business Association and is a National Support Group Leader for Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE). Lara believes strongly in building connections and bridging gaps through sharing education and resources. She has a strong strategic marketing background as a previous executive of Media News and marketing consultant in Denver, CO. Lara is a native of California. Her personal mission statement is to build a place where strengthening ethical standards leads to the highest level of personal development allowing people to come from a place of abundance.
Working Towards a Better Tomorrow
A.R.R.O.W’s Seven Point philosophy of racial healing; also known as the ALLIANCE PHILOSOPHY
1. We are one human race.
2. The myth of race was created to categorize, divide and control humankind.
3. The myth of race is the root of racism.
4. We must reject the myth of race and embrace our common humanity to end racism.
5. We must work together to heal the racial wounds of our past.
6. We must work together to combat the social evils that threaten humankind such as poverty, the exploitation of children and oppression.
7. We must work together to preserve our planet for the next generation of humankind.
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