Public Safety & Community Violence

Vivek Ashok

I am a general pediatrician and internist. My work involves investigating gun violence prevention policies and lethal means counseling. I am a postdoctoral research fellow and started my research career in June 2023, however, I have been deeply involved in community...

Tan’Nette Grandberry

I would love to help develop and mentor young adults in the working world to help prepare them in career advancement.

Aqueelah Brown

Aqueelah Brown, an advocate of self love founded Know Your Worth Girls Inc a nonprofit organization which was established in 2019.

Stephanie Sylvain

My community work involves at-risk and marginalized populations especially Haitian immigrants of all ages as well as youth and young adults. I began this work over 20 years by assisting relatives migrating from Haiti and members within my church, the First Haitian...

Rachel Myers

I am a public health researcher, interested understanding how to best support recovery after violence for young people and their families and improving our ability to show that community-based violence prevention programs work to improve health and well-being. I have...

Millan AbiNader

My research seeks to respond to the question: How do macro-level factors affect survivors' and perpetrators’ of gender-based violence abilities to heal & change? This question came out of my practice experience as a victim advocate working with survivors of...

Cindy Otto

The Penn Vet Working Dog Center engages with the community through our detection dogs. We work closely with law enforcement and our goal is to develop the tools and research to evaluate the impact of how dogs can bridge the gap between police and the community,...