Jennifer Safford

Jennifer Safford

Director of Operations & Outreach

Contact Info:

+96 667 5888

About Me:

Education & Training

Safford, who began teaching for Worcester State University in 2003, received a Master’s in Education from Cambridge College earlier that same year, and a B.S. in Sociology, with a minor in Psychology from Worcester State University in 2000. As a professional trainer and consultant on topics of youth justice and racial justice, Safford has been working with non-profit organizations, schools, and youth-serving agencies across the state since 2001. Safford is also a member of the City Manager’s Commission on Youth and a former member of the Board of Trustees for Seven Hills Charter Public School.

Jennifer Safford is Project Manager for Clark’s Local Action Research Partnership grant funded by the Massachusetts Office of Public Safety and Security as well as Community Resource Liaison for the Safe and Successful Youth Initiative funded by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Both projects afford her a position on the Planning Team of Worcester’s Youth Violence Prevention Initiative where also serves as the Initiative’s Co-Convener of the Youth Resource Network and the Community Outreach and Engagement workgroup. Since 2003, Safford has managed Worcester’s Youth Worker Training Institute, which provides training and support to youth work professionals in Worcester County.