Anthony Boone Jr. is a Community Capacity Building Manger with the COVID-19 Community Grants Program. Prior to HRiA, Anthony worked as a Public Health Associate in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) and was stationed in Albuquerque, New Mexico working for the University of New Mexico’s Center for Native American Health (CNAH). He supported CNAH’s projects relating to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as their outreach projects for those experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, and mental illness. He is passionate about health and racial equity and community health education. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, and music. Anthony received his Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies and Anthropology from Union College in 2019 and is currently obtaining a dual Master’s degree in Social Work and Public Health from Boston University.