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civic worker

Joyce MacWatty Black, American civic worker. Recipient Outstanding Citizen award, New York Medical Society, 1969, Mayoral award, Mayor New York City, 1969, 1972, Outstanding Alumnae award, Skidmore College, 1972, Lizette Sarnoff award, Albert Einstein Medical School, 1975.

Background

Black, Joyce MacWatty was born on November 27, 1928 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Frank Lamo MacWattym and Gladys Jeannette (Harkness) MacWatty.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Skidmore College, 1948.

Career

Expert consultant ACTION, federal agency, 1975-1976. Vice president Volunteer: National Center for Citizens Involvement, Washington, since 1974, League of Cities, United States Conference Mayors, 1970;consultant to study future of voluntarism Office Policy Research, Washington, 1976-1977. President Day Care Council, since 1972.

Vice president Cancer Care, Inc. of National Cancer Foundation, since 1965, vice president Big Brothers/Big Sisters American, since 1970. Chairman New York State Advisory Committee on Day Care, 1973-1976. Member of New York State Department Social Services Advisory Council, since 1973.

Co-chairman National Congress on Volunteerism and Citizenship '76, 1975-1976. Section chairman National Conference Social Welfare, since 1976. Board directors New York State Association Human Services, 1971-1976, New York State Banking Board, 1973-1977, New York State Council Humanities, since 1973, New York State Council Voluntary Child Care Agilysys, Inc., since 1974, New York State Temporary Commision on Child Welfare, 1974-1981, Welfare Research, Inc., since 1974.

Member women's Executive Committee United Hospital Fund, New York City, since 1954. Treasurer, vice president New York Junior League, 1962-1966. Vice president Hudson Guild Neighborhood House, New York City, since 1963.

Vice president, treasurer Planned Parenthood of New York, 1956-1974. Co-chairman New York City Mayor's Voluntary Action Council, since 1966. Vice president Plays for Living, New York City, since 1966, Federation Protestant Welfare Agilysys, New York City, since 1973.

President Voluntary Action Corporation, New York City, since 1966. Vice president Young Women’s Christian Association, New York City, 1968-1976, YM/Young Women’s Christian Association Day Care Corporation, New York City, since 1973. Chairman Resources Review Board of New York City, since 1973.

Advisory board School Special Studies Columbia University, since 1975. Board directors Counseling and Human Development Center, since 1977. Trustee Cultural Institutions RetirementFund, since 1973.

Member of advisory committee Agency Child Development, since 1977. Vice president National Conference Social Welfare, 1978. Consultant Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1978, Greater New York Fund.

Member of New York State Board Social Welfare, 1979. President Big Brothers New York, Inc., 1977. Chairman International Year of Child, New York City, 1979, Joint Action for Children, 1978.

Member Governor's advising committee New York State Conference Children and Youth. Vice-chairman Hospital Trustees New York State. Chairman Trustees New York City Hospitals.

Trustee New York University Medical Center, 1967. Member other New York City Boards.

Membership

Trustee New York University Medical Centr., 1967, Cultural Institutions Retirement Fund, since 1973. President Big Brothers New York Inc., 1977. Member advisory committee Agency Child Development, since 1977.

Vice president National Conference Social Welfare, 1978. Consultant Department of Health, 1978, Greater New York Fund. Chairman Joint Action Children, 1978, International Year Child, New York City, 1979, Trustees New York City Hospitals.

Member New York State Board Social Welfare, 1979, Governor's Advisory Committee New York State Conference Children and Youth, Other New York City Boards. Vice-chairman Hospital Trustees New York State. Member of National Society Colonial Dames, Hospital Association New York State, Council Accreditation Services Families and Children, Child Welfare League America (president), Junior League Committee, Youth Committee, National Council Organizations Children, National Society Arts and Letters, New York State Association Human Services, National Conference Social Welfare, Siasconset Casino Club (Nantucket), Englewood Field Club, University Club.

Connections

Married Hiram Day Black, March 5, 1949. 1 child Suzanne.

father:
Frank Lamo MacWattym MacWatty

mother:
Gladys Jeannette (Harkness) MacWatty

spouse:
Hiram Day Black

child:
Suzanne Black