Community Leader and Philanthropic Trustee
Former Director, Alameda County Department of Public Health
Arnold Perkins has been on a 35-year mission to end the crisis of homelessness and promote social justice among the most vulnerable in our communities. He was the first Homeless Coordinator for Alameda County and served as Director of the Alameda County Public Health Department from 1994 through 2006. He is currently a consultant and speaker for youth development, intergenerational work in African American communities, HIV and AIDS, organizational change, and community engagement. He is an esteemed community leader and foundation trustee.