Serving the Social Good
Dr. Keith Liederman is the Chief Executive Officer of Kingsley House, nationally respected as the oldest Settlement House in the South. Dr. Liederman oversees a comprehensive array of nationally accredited and state certified programs focused exclusively on early intervention and prevention, serving 7,000 infants, children, parents, disabled and elderly adults each year through a variety of programs including Early Head Start, Preschool, child welfare resources, family preservation, Adult Day Health Care and Senior Center.
Dr. Liederman has been on the Kingsley House staff since 1994 and has devoted his entire career to the field of human services. He also performs a variety of civic functions on the local, statewide, and national level, including serving on the Child Welfare League of America’s Board of Directors, the Every Child Matters Board of Trustees, and as Board Chair of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations. He serves on the adjunct faculty of the Tulane University School of Social Work, teaching Diversity and Social Justice, Advanced Methods, Policy and Research courses.
Among his many achievements, Keith is the recipient of the 2004 Volunteer of the Year Award by the United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area, the “Power Generation 2000” Award by New Orleans CityBusiness, the Beverly Warner Award for providing outstanding service to Kingsley House and the New Orleans community, and finally “A Family Affair” Award by the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.