Josephine Tarquinio

Josephine Tarquinio (she/her) is the Development Specialist at CCJ and previously worked with our organization as an operations fellow. Having always felt a responsibility to serve her community, Josie enlisted in the Army Reserves at an early age and served for eight years while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in International Studies from CalU. During her studies, she was inspired by her time with a national service sorority and through completion of the Community Builders of Greene County program. Having then continued her education at Louisiana State University Shreveport, Josie received her master’s degree in Nonprofit Administration with a concentration in development. As a lifelong resident of Washington County, Josie feels a personal connection to CCJ’s mission. She is eager to support development efforts to push the work further and to continue building relationships with our members who are making the positive changes in our communities possible.

Contact Josephine at josephine@centerforcoalfiedjustice.org

Blog Posts by Josephine Tarquinio

Black History in the Coalfields

By Josephine Tarquinio | June 14, 2023

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history” – Carter G. Woodson The African American experience has largely been excluded in the telling of stories of Appalachia and the coal miners that fueled our country, but it is an important […]

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