Mitchell G. Taylor

President and Founder, East River Development Alliance

Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor is president and founder of the East River Development Alliance (ERDA) in New York, a not-for-profit organization he founded in 2004 to expand economic opportunity for public housing residents.

Taylor is the senior pastor of Center of Hope International, a non-denominational church. He has received many awards, two of which are the New York Public Library's 2005 Brooke Russell Astor award for his work with ERDA, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York's 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. award.

Last Updated: September 11, 2017