Jessica Strauss, M.Phil., L.G.S.W.
Co-Founder, Senior Associates for Program Design and Development
Ms. Strauss manages program design and development for the Alliance. She guides the innovative development process for all of ACTS’ models with ACTS Associates and partners to translate excellent scholarship into practice. She is the lead for the Alliance’s work in developing the Safe Space/Restoration Room model in the Resiliency Project. Read More.
In Memorium, 1952-2015
Peter Murrell, Ph.D., Professor of Urban Education, Loyola University
Co-Founder, Senior Associate for Research and Development
Dr. Murrell lead the design and delivery of the Alliance’s Circle of Practice professional development programs. He was a nationally recognized expert in the development of culturally grounded curriculum and instruction. Read More.
Maritza Dominguez, M.S.W.
Co-Founder, Chair of Advisory Board, Senior Associate
Maritza Dominguez helped to establish the Alliance and was involved in all aspects of program design, development, and management. Her understanding of the community and organizational skills have supported the early success of the organization. Read More.