LaDonna Sanders Redmond
Intercultural Development Consultant, Columinate
LaDonna Sanders Redmond is an intercultural development consultant with Columinate. She was the former diversity and community engagement manager at Seward Community Co-op. LaDonna led Seward’s diversity and engagement initiatives that contribute positively to organizational culture, marketplace competitiveness, and social responsibility. She is a community activist who worked on several public health issues throughout her career such as substance abuse, violence and food justice. LaDonna successfully worked to get Chicago public schools to eliminate junk food, launched urban agriculture projects, started a community grocery store and worked on federal farm policies to expand access to healthy foods in communities of color. LaDonna is a 2003 WK Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow in 2009. Redmond was one of 25 citizen and business leaders named a Responsibility Pioneer by Time Magazine. She also has a popular Tedx talk – Food + Justice = Democracy.