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Tiffany Garner

Community Violence Initiative State Manager, Giffords
Tiffany Garner currently serves as the community violence initiatives state manager for Giffords, where she works to advocate and lobby for funding for community-based violence intervention and prevention programs throughout the states. Tiffany received her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communication and Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is currently completing her Master’s of Public Administration from Old Dominion University.

Tiffany is a native of North Carolina where she spent over seven years as a domestic violence therapist for children exposed to intimate partner violence as well as a program manager for youthful offenders who perpetrated aggressive and violent behaviors within their dating relationships. She has served as trainer for law enforcement officers on the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Maryland Model, a program that helps to identify victims of domestic violence who are at the highest risk of being seriously injured or killed by their intimate partners. In addition, Tiffany has continuously worked with law enforcement, researchers and community partners across the country on federal and state grants focused on the implementation of innovative community-based strategies for reducing and preventing violent crime within vulnerable communities.