Rev. Jeffery A Haskins, Founder and Pastor

Rev. Jeffery A. Haskins was born in Washington, D.C. and is a graduate of Howard University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Rev. Haskins worked in the Department of Justice Attorney Generals Office as an Evaluation Analyst under the Carter and Reagan administrations. After finding out that their was no justice for people of color at the Department he relocated to New York to attend Columbia University to pursue his degree in Theater management and began his work with the Rainbow Repertory Theater as the General Manager.

Rev. Haskins worked for the Brooklyn Arts Cultural Association (BACA), Lincoln Center Theater, and New Federal Theater. Rev. Haskins worked as a Public Relations Specialist in the Marketing Department at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and made his directorial debut at the Gowanus Arts Exchange with the production entitled 69. Rev. Haskins served as the Treasurer of the People of Color Gay and Lesbian Steering Committee, and was also a  volunteer for the Hetrick Martin Center for the Protection of Gay and Lesbian Youth. Rev. Haskins is a writer whose poetry has been published in 100 Black Gay Poets: The Road Before us and Sojourner: Black Gay Voices in the Age of AIDS. He is also the writer/performer of his one man show entitled ‘The 26closeERROR: No results were found for your search.closeERROR: No results were found for your search. Project’ which is a show dedicated to raise funds for AIDS service organizations.

Rev. Haskins was the Senior Pastor of Unity Fellowship Church in Brooklyn, NY through January, 2006. While there he oversaw the Whole Health Ministry which is responsible for assisting people with life-threatening illnesses through support groups, empowerment meals, and spiritual counseling. He was also former Executive Director of People of Color in Crisis, an agency dedicated to the prevention, education, outreach, care of, and advocacy to African-American and Caribbean gay and bisexual men. Rev. Haskins also served as the Education Director for Unity Fellowship/Breaking Ground Inc. which provides education and support services to gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender young people (ages 18-25), and their families. On Sunday February 12

Rev. Haskins worked for the Brooklyn Arts Cultural Association (BACA), Lincoln Center Theater, and New Federal Theater. Rev. Haskins worked as a Public Relations Specialist in the Marketing Department at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, and made his directorial debut at the Gowanus Arts Exchange with the production entitled 69. Rev. Haskins served as the Treasurer of the People of Color Gay and Lesbian Steering Committee, and was also a  volunteer for the Hetrick Martin Center for the Protection of Gay and Lesbian Youth. Rev. Haskins is a writer whose poetry has been published in 100 Black Gay Poets: The Road Before us and Sojourner: Black Gay Voices in the Age of AIDS. He is also the writer/performer of his one man show entitled ‘The 26closeERROR: No results were found for your search.closeERROR: No results were found for your search. Project’ which is a show dedicated to raise funds for AIDS service organizations.

Rev. Haskins was the Senior Pastor of Unity Fellowship Church in Brooklyn, NY through January, 2006. While there he oversaw the Whole Health Ministry which is responsible for assisting people with life-threatening illnesses through support groups, empowerment meals, and spiritual counseling. He was also former Executive Director of People of Color in Crisis, an agency dedicated to the prevention, education, outreach, care of, and advocacy to African-American and Caribbean gay and bisexual men. Rev. Haskins also served as the Education Director for Unity Fellowship/Breaking Ground Inc. which provides education and support services to gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender young people (ages 18-25), and their families.

On Sunday February 12th, 2006 Rev. Haskins founded the Unity Fellowship of Christ Church Philadelphia. Rev. Haskins serves on the Board of the Black Gay Men’s Leadership Council. Rev. Haskins, who is living with HIV, credits his faith as the source of his strength to keep him healthy and well for the last twenty three years.

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Rev. Jeffery A Haskins, Founder and Pastor

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