Anthony Cooper Sr. is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Reentry Services for Nehemiah. Cooper creates and maintains relationships with employers, provides job development, oversees Nehemiah housing programs, and is involved with the Department of Corrections and Madison Police Department to help develop community relations. He provides court advocacy in Madison and surrounding counties. He has also assisted the City of Madison Mayor and the Dane County Executive to enhance local reentry efforts.
“I am delighted that Anthony Cooper is receiving the Humanitarian Award,” said Mayor of Madison Paul Soglin in a statement. “Most recently Coop has been an incredible leader as part of Focused Interruption Coalition, or FIC. Coop and FIC are the future of Madison,” said Mayor of Madison Paul Soglin in a statement.