Champions of Change
Tehiji Crenshaw is employed with the Community Action Program of Evansville & Vanderburgh County, Inc. (CAPE) as the Director of Housing Programs. She received a Bachelors of Education (1995) from the University of Evansville. She currently holds certifications as a: Family Development Specialist, Certified Loss Mitigation/Foreclosure Prevention Counselor, HUD Housing Counselor, Pre and Post Purchase Education Counselor, HOME Program Specialist, Certified Green Professional, Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist, Housing Development Finance Professional and Licensed Lead Paint Project Supervisor, Lead Based Paint Inspector, Risk Assessor and Clearance Examiner. For over ten years, Crenshaw has assisted over 8,500 families with affordable, multifamily rental housing and single family homeownership opportunities, foreclosure prevention, energy efficiency and home rehabilitation needs within twelve counties in the state of Indiana. Ms. Crenshaw also facilitates group counseling sessions as well as individual counseling to families who need assistance in resolving existing credit and budget issues and Foreclosure Prevention Counseling. She conducts Energy Education sessions to potential first time homebuyers and the general public. Crenshaw currently serves as one of seven Commissioners to the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, appointed by Governor Mitch Daniels. She also is a member of the Indiana Civil Rights Educational Steering Committee, Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation Multicultural Committee and a board member of the Evansville Community Redevelopment Partnership, Inc.