Tiffany Garner currently serves as the Children, Health & Prevention Policy Advocate for Futures Without Violence based in Washington, DC, where she advocates for federal legislation and funding for families and children exposed to violence while promoting policies that strengthen the response of schools, health care providers, child welfare and early childhood programs, domestic violence agencies to recognize and address the needs of children and adults who have been victimized by or witnessed physical, sexual or community violence.
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 completed her Masters of Public Administration from Old Dominion University in Fall 2020. She serves as a member of Junior League of Washington, a committee chairperson with Virginia Women Leading Government (VWLG) and serves on the board of directors for Virginia FACT & Roca Inc.
Tiffany is native to North Carolina where she spent over seven years as a domestic violence therapist for children exposed to intimate partner violence as well as a manager for an innovative youthful offenders’ program, focusing on teens who perpetrate aggressive and violent behaviors within dating relationships. She has served as a 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, public officials and community partners across the country on advocacy initiatives as well as public funding support focused on the implementation of innovative community-based strategies for reducing and preventing violence and crime within vulnerable communities.