Kellye Cunningham Watkins
National Youth Works Committee, Region 3 Adult Representative
Kellye D. Cunningham has been involved in the NAACP for over 30 years, beginning her service as an elementary school student in the Louisville (KY) Youth Council.
She is a native of Louisville, KY, and a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and Kentucky State University. Her desire is that youth have the passion to continue to educate themselves on the importance of civil rights advocacy and its history. All youth have gifts and talents that the NAACP can help develop in the Youth and College Division. She believes in cultivating those gifts and giving youth positive strategies to be successful.
Kellye is currently the 3rd Vice President of the Louisville Branch of the NAACP. She wants her leadership in the NAACP to develop holistic relationships within the Youth & College Division and help them emerge into today's leaders through advocacy and civil rights. Besides being Region III Adult Representative for the National Youth Work Committee, she is also the State Advisor for Kentucky Youth & College.