W.K. Kellogg Foundation
As vice president for program and strategy (places), Joe Scantlebury leads, designs and implements strategic programming efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in the foundation’s priority places, including: Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and New Orleans in the United States, and internationally in Haiti and Mexico.
Previously, he served as senior program officer, U.S. Program Advocacy, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Washington, D.C. Prior to the Gates Foundation, he was a staff attorney at the Youth Law Center in Washington, D.C., where he advocated and litigated nationally to reduce disproportionate minority confinement and addressed conditions within the juvenile justice system.