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Shameeka Mattis


Shameeka Mattis was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Her father immigrated to the United States from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and her mother grew up in Brooklyn. She received a B.A. in English and Sociology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and an M.S.W. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.