Director of Community Partnerships
Marni Langbert Eisner is currently the Regional Director of Partnership Engagement at the Center for Trauma Resilient Communities, a division of Crossnore Communities for Children. In this role she works with the Winston-Salem community and other organizations that are interested in learning more about the science of trauma resilience and embedding and embodying that knowledge in a way that changes their culture to be one that is healing centered.
Previously she was the Director for Great Expectations at MDC, a firm that helps organizations and communities close the gaps that separate people from opportunity. Marni brings wide-ranging experience in advancing educational and health outcomes for children, which enhanced Great Expectations’ commitment to ensuring all young children in Forsyth County enter school ready to learn and leave set for success.
Prior to moving to Winston-Salem, Marni led communications and development for Charlotte’s Freedom School Partners, a local version of the pioneering program of the Children’s Defense Fund, which focuses on improving the reading ability of economically disadvantaged children. Prior to that, she directed the policy efforts of the Charlotte Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR), where she worked with a broad coalition of community partners to advance system-level and policy change to benefit the community’s children, birth to 18.
Marni holds a BA from Brown University and a law degree from Vanderbilt University.