Unity Care Welcomes Sheila E. Mitchell as Chief Executive Officer to Drive Next Phase of Growth

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unity Care , a San Jose-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and services for transition-age foster youth with a focus on communities of color, announced today that Sheila Mitchell has joined the company as CEO, effective as of July 11, 2022. In this role, she will lead the organization to continue to deliver on its 5-year strategic growth plan with a focus on mental health and housing. Mitchell succeeds André Chapman, who will move into the Founder's role on August 14th – exactly 29 years to the day that Unity Care accepted its first youth into its housing program. His role as Founder will focus on fundraising, advocacy and changing the foster care system into places of healing. The appointment of Mitchell, a 20+ year veteran in public sector and restorative justice, highlights Unity Care's commitment to support under-served youth during a critical time in their lives as they transition out of the foster care system. "I am delighted to embark on this next exciting chapter in my career with Unity Care. I am deeply grateful and blessed to have an opportunity to serve as Unity Care's Chief Executive Officer," said Mitchell. "I look forward to working with staff, our young adults and community partners to ensure that our clients receive the best possible care and service." Mitchell is ... Full story available on Benzinga.com