Malik Washington
Published January 22, 2013
Updated January 8, 2021

Malik Washington is the director of Penn Violence Prevention at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he served as the executive director and CEO of the William Kellibrew Foundation, a community-driven advocacy organization “dedicated to breaking the cycles of violence and poverty.” He also worked as the training and outreach specialist at the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Washington studied radio, television and film at Howard University. His community outreach experience includes organizing mission trips and providing disaster relief services with the Christian organization In His Presence Ministries. He’s a contributor to NPR’s Tell Me More blog and was previously a Tell Me More intern and editorial assistant.

Expertise: Youth, poverty and violence (especially young men), mentorship, community outreach, writing and blogging, media, African Americans

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.


Twitter: @malikwashington

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