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Haleemah Henderson

Haleemah’s focus is on community violence interventions and community economic development to advance racial & economic justice.

Haleemah Henderson

Haleemah  Henderson (she/her) is the Project Director of the Community Violence  Intervention and Prevention Initiative at the Community-Based Public  Safety Collective, which seeks to build neighborhood leadership to  advance public safety. Previously, she worked with Hyphen as the  Coordinator for the White House Community Violence Intervention  Collaborative (CVIC) , an 18-month initiative that sought to scale  evidence-based, community-led strategies to reduce gun violence and  enhance public safety.

With  more than 25 years experience in the nonprofit sector, Haleemah’s focus  is on community violence interventions and community economic  development to advance racial and economic justice. In addition,  Haleemah has also served as a lead organizer for banking rights  campaigns in Los Angeles. As a fund developer, event planner, and  capacity builder for nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, Haleemah  has raised more than $30 million to support human services and capital  development projects.

Henderson holds an adjunct faculty position with the Los Angeles  Community College District, where she teaches in the Community Planning  Program at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. She is a member of the  Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute and a Petra  Community Change Fellow.

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