Clayuri joined Community Impact’s Adult Programs in 2007 as an Americorps*VISTA volunteer to build the organization’s capacity to create or expand programs designed to empower individuals and communities in overcoming poverty. At the end of her year of service, she received CI’s David Joyce Award and was hired as a permanent staff member. Clayuri earned a B.A. in Political Science at Denison University and a M.A. in International Affairs at CUNY City College. She enjoys travelling with her family and learning to cook different dishes. Her favorite place on campus is College Walk during the holidays.