Esteemed social justice leader, advocate and activist
Tamika D. Mallory is a nationally recognized civil rights leader and anti-violence advocate. She is the NYC co-chair for the Gun Violence Awareness Month Initiative, a statewide program of education and awareness around gun violence intervention and prevention. Founder of Mallory Consulting, a strategic planning firm in New York City, Tamika is a regular contributor for Essence Magazine and NewsOne.com, and has been featured on national outlets such TV One, CNN, MSNBC and BET. Her tireless activism earned her public praise as “a leader of tomorrow” by Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, Valerie B. Jarrett.