Clariona Griffith was born in a country named Guyana, located in South America. She later migrated to Hempstead, New York with her parents. She’s been a resident of Hempstead for 40 years. Clariona is also a mother of two young men and a grandson. With great support from her parents Howard and Desiree Wright, who are also, Clariona continues to make great strides in her community and in her career life. Here are a few accomplishments she has achieved along her journey:
President of Hempstead Chamber of Commerce
Co Owner Safe Child Early Learning Center/UPK
Location: 261 South Franklin Street, Hempstead
Co owner of Little Scholars of Academy Effort Location: Pennsylvania
Board Member of the Hempstead Land Trust
Member - U.S Coalition of Black Women
Member - Hempstead Caring Heart
Board Member QB Unique for Youth
Life Coach for Business Empowerment
Life Coach Child Psychology
Graduate - Hempstead High School District
For the past 25 years Clariona continues to dedicate her life to serve her community by helping to feed the less fortunate. As well as finding homes for those in need for the month of November 2020. With the help of Hempstead caring Heart and others Community activist they were able to place 36 undocumented individuals who were homeless in front of V&T Supermarket in Hempstead. With there persistence and hard work they were able to get the less fortunate permanent housing through the department of social services.
During the pandemic, Clariona and Hempstead Caring Hearts and few other local residents were able to feed thousands of residents and give Christmas gifts to children during the holiday season. Clariona also helped drop off PPE to our local businesses. Clariona Griffith help arraign several beautification project throughout Hempstead Clariona Griffith .