Author Dolores MorrisDolores N. Morris is a sixth generation Staten Island native. She is widely recognized for her work in television at such prestigious companies as Children’s Television Workshop, ABC Television, Walt Disney Television and HBO. Her career has spanned 30 years of producing award winning family and children’s programming, resulting in 3 Peabody Awards, an Oscar mention and 5 Emmy awards.
Dolores serves on several community boards and is also a motivational speaker, targeting the empowerment of women and underserved youth. She is a certified Lay Speaker of the United Methodist church and recipient of awards such as the National Council of Negro Women, The College of Staten Island Presidents Medal, Lambda Kappa Mu, The Staten Island branch of the NAACP Humanitarian Award and was installed in the first class of Port Richmond High School, her alma mater’s, Hall of Fame.
Dolores and her siblings, Joan and William III, formed a Christian singing group, Faith Music Ministry that performs throughout the New York area. She lives her life believing in the adage she once heard her grandfather, William A Morris Sr., say. “If you want something done and done well, ask a busy person.”