Regina Cannon, M.S.

Regina Cannon, Chief Equity and Impact Officer at the Center for Social Innovation, has dedicated her career to being a vocal, active leader fighting for equitable policies, systems, and institutions and addressing marginalization of people of color. She has more than 18 years of experience leading anti-poverty initiatives addressing homelessness, supportive housing, criminal justice reform, community capacity building, and youth leadership development.

Previously, Regina was Southeast Director for Corporation for Supportive Housing where she worked with communities to transform systems of care into data and performance driven systems that provide sustainable, permanent housing to those experiencing homelessness. She managed a large portfolio of initiatives across multiple sectors addressing Frequent User Service Enhancement (FUSE) with health care and criminal justice partners, Moving On with public housing authorities, and Supportive Housing Development with non-profit organizations and local developers.

Regina has managed mental health and drug court programs as well as restorative board programs for young adults engaged with the criminal justice system. She was also an Assistant Professor at Bennett College. She received Master’s degrees in Counseling and Developmental Psychopathology from Florida State University.