Charles Callaway resident of West Harlem. In his position as Senior Community Organizer and Outreach Coordinator at WE ACT, Charles taps into many years empowerment programs throughout Harlem. Charles has played a key role in organizing residents around significant issues in the Harlem community. He worked with Harlem residents on the Columbia University expansion and 125th Street rezoning by developing their capacity to advocate for their own communities. Charles has been working with the Mother Clara Hale Community Taskforce and the MTA to build the first green bus depot in Harlem. In the last years Charles have recruited and train over 200 people in 30 hours OSHA and 32 hours asbestos handles class were 45 present are now working in the construction field. Charles has helped the community understand the importance of advocating on its own behalf.