Abdul Zachariah

LCGNH Board Member
Abdul-Razak Zachariah grew up in West Haven, Connecticut. He is a children’s book writer and the Counselor Development Manager at LEAP, a youth development organization in New Haven that provides programming, college preparation and career development for youth across the city. He graduated from Yale University in 2017 where he studied sociology, urban education and the material lives of children.¬†Abdul’s first book, The Night is Yours, was released in 2019 by Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The story is based on the apartment complex where he grew up in West Haven.