Talib Hudson, PhD, is the Director of Research and Innovation at the National Network for Safe Communities.
Talib got his start in anti-violence activism with Street Corner Resources, a community-based organization in Harlem, under the mentorship of CEO and Founder Iesha Sekou. He has held previous roles at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the Community Justice Action Fund.
Talib earned a doctorate in Public and Urban Policy from The New School, with a focus on community-based violence prevention. He recently launched The New Hood, a community-based policy and research center within the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School.