Priscilla is the co-founder of the Black Economic Justice Institute, Inc. (BEJI), a nonprofit 501( c)3 tax exempt organization with a goal to advocate and develop programs that address justice and economic opportunity for black and other people of color of Boston.
Ms. Banks was born and raised in Roxbury, Massachusetts. She was educated in the Boston Public Schools and attended Cambridge College in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she received a Master’s Degree in Education. Her career started in finance and she worked for several banks including Bank Boston and was the Payroll and General Services Manager for the City of Boston’s Treasury Department.
Ms. Banks is a licensed minister and an active member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She is the author of the book, "I Look Back and Wonder How I Got Over." She currently resides in Roslindale, Massachusetts with her husband, Brother Lo Banks.