Claudia serves as a Peace Fellow with the Urban Peace Institute
working to create safety in Los Angeles communities.
Claudia Bracho serves as a Peace Fellow with the Urban Peace Institute working to create safety in Los Angeles communities. Through this unique role, she supports peacemakers throughout the region and works to expand
the Los Angeles Violence Intervention Coalition. Claudia manages, facilitates as well as instructs at the Community Violence Intervention Training Academy for Urban Peace Institute. Claudia has over 25 years of experience working in violence prevention and intervention, most recently serving as a Program Director with the H.E.L.P.ER. Foundation. Throughout her career, she has provided direct services for Black and Latino youth and gang-involved adults to break the devastating cycle of violence and incarceration.
Claudia has also leveraged her expertise to act as a trainer and panelist to guide efforts to prevent violence. Claudia holds a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University Dominguez Hills. Moreover, she is currently
pursuing a Master’s Degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peace-building at California State University Dominguez Hills. Additionally she is aProgram Manager with the Community Based Public Safety Collective
providing technical support for organizations nationally.