Maria Queen is HUD Liaison for Federal Interagency Youth Programs at HUD's Office of Public and Indian Housing, where she has served for 23 years. In this capacity, she advocates for the well-being of youth and young adults living in poverty. She also serves as Community and Supportive Services Grant Manager for the Choice Neighborhoods and HOPE VI Housing Revitalization Programs, where she is responsible for working with Public Housing Authorities across the country to administer resident and community services programs for low-income families. Ms. Queen represents HUD on several Federal interagency working groups that focus on families and children, including the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, the White House Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative's Building Neighborhood Capacity Program. Ms. Queen graduated from the University of the District of Columbia with a Bachelor's degree in business/marketing.
Date Created: July 10, 2020