Rootcause
Youth Violence Prevention

Who we are

Beyond the membership network, a core group of working group Leadership and Advisory Committee members provides guidance on YVP Collaborative strategy and activities.

Core operations for the Collaborative is supported by the State Street Foundation, The Boston Foundation, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, BNY Mellon, and the Trefler Foundation.

Sustaining Leaders

  • Briana Curran, BNY Mellon
  • Christine Greene, Trefler Foundation
  • Natanja Craig, The Boston Foundation
  • Amanda Northrop, State Street Foundation
  • Karley Ausiello, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley

Advisory Committee

  • Andria Amador, Boston Public Schools
  • Nora Baston, Boston Police Department
  • Samuel DePina, Boston Public Schools
  • Christine Green, Trefler Foundation
  • Natanja Craig, The Boston Foundation
  • Daniel Mulhern, Public Safety Initiative, City of Boston
  • Eli Newberger, Harvard Medical School
  • Amanda Northrop, State Street Foundation 
  • Monalisa Smith, Mothers for Justice and Equality

Leadership Members

  • Deborah Allen, Boston Public Health Commission
  • Chris Byner, Boston Centers for Youth and Families
  • Briana Curran, BNY Mellon
  • Natanja Craig, The Boston Foundation
  • Susan Lange, Commonwealth Corporation
  • Jennifer Maconochie, Boston Police Department
  • Marty Martinez, Mass Mentoring Partnership
  • Trinh Nguyen, Mayor's Office of Workforce Development 
  • Amanda Northrop, State Street Foundation
  • Lorre Polinger, Polinger Family Foundation
  • Midori Morikawa, Office of Jobs and Community Services
  • Karley Ausiello, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
  • Neil Sullivan, Boston Private Industry Council
  • Laurie Jo Wallace, Health Resources in Action

Pathways to Health and Healing Planning Committee 2016

  • Deborah Allen, Boston Public Health Commission
  • Dahlia Bousaid, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley
  • Christine Green, the Trefler Foundation
  • Roxanne Longoria, Boston Youth Service Network
  • Matthew McCall, More Than Words 
  • Roger Oser, Boston ABCD 
  • Members of the Boston Youth Service Network 
  • Youth Speakers: Evangeline Durand, BYSN Youth Council Member & Jerrell Waters, BYSN Youth Council Program Assistant