White House Author
Dr. Irish Spencer
President/CEO, Welfare Reform Liaison Project (WRLP)
After a quarter century long career in radio, Dr. Spencer decided to become an AmeriCorps VISTA at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greensboro, NC where she paired at-risk young men and boys with mentors from area barbershops. She is currently the President and CEO of Welfare Reform Liaison Project Inc. (WRLP). WRLP is a federally funded community action agency focused on workforce development and eradicating poverty in Guilford County. She and her husband, William M. Spencer Jr., a military veteran, also work to support veterans and their families receive benefits they deserve.