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Myrna K. Greenberg

City Lights Youth Theatre

Myrna Greenberg began her legal career as a clerk for The Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr., United States District Court, Central district of California. She practiced law with a focus in general litigation, specializing in federal criminal litigation and she also taught criminal procedure, legal writing, and white collar criminal law as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School. Myrna later founded City Lights Youth Theatre in New York City which provides after-school, weekend, and in-school theater programs to a predominately underserved community. During her tenure as chairman and executive director, she was responsible for raising the start-up budget of $100,000 per year, subsequently spearheading the growth of the organization to one with a budget of over one million dollars per year. City Lights, which began with 100 children, ultimately serves over 2000 young people annually.

She serves on the board of Prep for Prep, an organization that develops leaders through access to superior education and life-changing opportunities

Myrna is a cum laude graduate of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.