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5-15-2024 Jovi Stevenson, MBA, CDP Joins Family Service League as Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Huntington, NY (May 15, 2024)Family Service League (FSL), a leading Long Island-based non-profit human service organization, is pleased to announce that Jovi Stevenson, MBA, CDP, has joined its staff in the new position of Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB).  In this role, Ms. Stevenson is responsible for developing, overseeing, and advancing the agency’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives, ensuring alignment with the organization’s vision, mission, and values.

Before joining FSL, Ms. Stevenson held DEIB leadership roles in the banking and nonprofit industries, where she developed and executed diversity initiatives that amplified employee voices, built diverse talent pipelines, and cultivated community partnerships, resulting in award-winning recognition for diverse and inclusive hiring. A respected expert in her field, she has been an invited speaker at multiple diversity and inclusion summits and collegiate conferences. A certified DEIB practitioner, Ms. Stevenson served on the Board of Directors for the Tri-state Diversity Council and on diversity committees in her community. In her free time, Ms. Stevenson enjoys serving as a life coach to early career professionals.

Ms. Stevenson holds an MBA in Marketing from Adelphi University and a BA in Human Resource Management from The Catholic University of America. She is the proud mom to two beautiful daughters and shares the joys of parenting with her husband of 18 years. She currently resides in Wheatley Heights, New York.

“Family Service League is proud to have expanded our Human Resources efforts to include a Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.  Ms. Stevenson brings with her years of experience which will help us further boost staff dynamics, productivity, and innovation. We always strive to ensure that each staff member has equal opportunities to do their best work and feels valued. Her insightful experience in human resources combined with her commitment to our Long Island community will be an asset to our agency as we plan for the future.”  –  Karen Boorshtein, FSL President & CEO

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Family Service League (FSL), established in 1926, is a Long Island non-profit human service organization providing a safety net for people in need.  FSL touches the lives of 50,000 people annually, addressing some of the most prevalent and pressing human needs facing Long Island communities. FSL delivers tangible help and crisis intervention across a spectrum of service areas including mental health counseling, addiction prevention & treatment, housing, job training, trauma counseling, early education, and family & senior support services.  In all, FSL offers 60+ programs at 20 locations throughout Long Island.  FSL employs over 700 people and has an annual operating budget of over $58 million per year.   To learn more about FSL visit and like us on Facebook!


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Tricia O’Hare, FSLVP of Communications & Development