Linda Harllee Harper

Director, Gun Violence Prevention, Office of the City Administrator, Washington D.C.

Linda K. Harllee Harper is a justice reformer and advocate for court-involved youth and their families. She is also an experienced leader and change agent in juvenile justice, criminal justice, public safety, and social services with over fifteen years shaping and managing public safety, restorative justice policies, and youth development programs to improve the lives of our undervalued and underserved youth and their families. Linda has moved between the non-profit sector, for-profit sector, and government - either organizing for social change from the outside or reforming institutions, policies and practices from the inside.