Kelly McGuire
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:32 pm
Prevention and Outreach Manager Missoula City-County Relationship Violence Services FOCUS Kelly works with local government, community nonprofits, and state coalitions to prevent domestic and sexual violence in Missoula, Mont., and surrounding rural communities. She co-founded Make Your Move: End Sexual Violence, an innovative and nationally recognized sexual violence prevention marketing campaign, as well as the… View Article
Yolanda Carrillo
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:09 pm
Chief Legal Counsel Illinois Department of Labor FOCUS Yolanda focuses her work on advocating for low-wage workers. Through this work, she has expanded her representation beyond advocating for traditional worker rights to advocating for safe and healthy workplaces. Through her representation of these workers, Yolanda has identified issues that critically affect low-wage worker communities, with… View Article
Landon (LJ) Woolston
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:33 am
Founder and Executive Director Diana’s PLACE FOCUS Although LGBTQ youth represent just 10 percent of the general population, it is estimated that they make up 20 to 40 percent of all youth experiencing homelessness. Unaccompanied LGBTQ youth have a higher likelihood of engaging in commercial or survival sex work, and face disproportionate levels of risk… View Article
Gary Damon Ringer
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:57 am
Firefighter Detroit Fire Department FOCUS Before his employment as a firefighter, Gary Ringer worked as a rough framer carpenter, building houses throughout suburban areas in Metro Detroit. The ability to compare vibrant versus volatile communities spurred the desire to become a catalyst for change in the city and community where he lives, works, and plays…. View Article
Fatimah Loren Muhammad
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:48 am
Executive Director Health Alliance for Violence Intervention FOCUS Fatimah leads the Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI) as its first Executive Director. Through innovative community/hospital partnerships, HAVI has expanded health-based, trauma-informed care by cultivating a powerful national alliance of ER doctors, trauma surgeons, researchers, front line interventionalists, and communities impacted by violence. Fatimah’s vision for… View Article
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