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Office of Violence Prevention 1000 S. Fremont Ave.,
A9 East, Unit 61,
Alhambra, CA 91803

Phone: 626.293.2610

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Office of Violence Prevention
General Inquiries and Questions

Media Inquiries

Data Requests
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Office of Violence Prevention
Executive Director
Andrea Welsing

Deputy Director
Kelly Fischer

Administrative Support
Eileen Manasan
Carolina Chavez

Contracts and Grants
Samantha Tsui
Kimberly Martinez
Communication Strategist
Tom Waldman

Web & Graphic Designer
Jessica Phung
  • Media Requests and Inquiries
Data and Reports
Supervising Epidemiologist
Isabelle Sternfeld

Michelle Chan

Ricardo Contreras

Research & Evaluation Coordinator
Vagarshak Avetisyan
  • Data Requests
  • Mapping/GIS
  • National Violent Death Registration Reporting System (NVDRS)
  • Open Data Portal
Gun Violence Initiative/ Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVROs)
Policy Analyst
Mia Livas Porter

GVRO System Navigator
William Ortega
Health Education
Community Health Educator
Celeste Del Valle

Health Educator
Patricia Hernandez
Crisis Response Program
Care Action Response Team (CART)
Program Coordinator
Charlotte Robinson-Perkins
Family Assistance Program
Clinical Social Worker Supervisor
Linda Reyna

Senior Clinical Social Worker
Gisela Batres
Regional Violence Prevention Coalitions (RVPC)
Program Coordinator
Nana Sarkodee-Adoo
Sexual Assault Council
Program Specialist IV, CEO
Alisa Williams

Suicide Prevention
Program Coordinator
Nana Sarkodee-Adoo

Trauma Informed and Healing Centered Care
Trauma Informed Care Specialist
Hannah Denyer

Trauma Prevention Initiative (TPI)
TPI Co-Leads
Aarti Harper
Keith Baker
  • Intervention
  • Capacity Building
  • Hospital Violence Intervention Program
  • Park Partnerships
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Westmont West Athens and Florence Firestone
  • Willowbrook and Compton

TPI Regional Coordinators
Ivette Diaz-Quintero
Nellie Marie Nunez
  • East LA, Puente Valley, Pomona
  • Antelope Valley & Hawaiian Gardens/Norwalk

TPI Supervising Community Health Worker
Cristina Zuniga

TPI Community Health Workers
Francisco Noyola
Michelle Frias
  • Antelope Valley
  • Hawaiian Gardens/Norwalk
  • East LA, Puente Valley, Pomona
  • Westmont West Athens, Willowbrook, Florence Firestone, and Unincorporated Compton

TPI Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC)
Crystal Martinez

TPI Community Violence Intervention (CVI) Expert
LaNaisha Edwards

TPI Data and Evaluation
Alfonso Martin

TPI Hospital Violence Intervention Program Manager
Adrian Yen
American Rescue Plan Trauma Prevention Partnerships
Community Liaison
Dawn Franks

Project Manager
Ray Zacarias

Violence Prevention Researcher
Tatheer Adnan

Contract and Finance Manager
Lolita Smith
Youth Suicide Rapid Reporting and Crisis Response Project
Senior Program Analyst
Ana Leiva

Administrative Analyst
Vileana De La Rosa

Program Analyst
Tiffany Tran

Rapid Response Program Analyst
Lina Jowhar

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