Ms. Harmon has been a public safety advocate for 30 years and has extensive law enforcement training. She founded SOAB in 2013
2017 LAPD Level II Citizen Police Academy
2017 7th Annual Institutes of Higher Education FBI Los Angeles Field Office's (TARGET) Threat Assessment Regional Evaluation Team Training Seminar
Jewish Federation Los Angeles Safety & Security Conference
Completion National Training Center for the award-winning Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Graduated from U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Citizen Academy
Graduated Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Detective Academy
Panelist with former LAPD Chief William Bratton and Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn to discuss Community Policing
Graduated Los Angeles Police Department's Citizen Academy
California State Certified Domestic Violence Counselor
Jessica M. Santos is an education professional with experience in organizational training, instruction, curriculum development and instructional design. In her career, Jessica has successfully created dynamic accredited programs for the online instruction of homeland security and forensic science. Jessica is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership/Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California. She has received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and her Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science.
Jessica has served as a counselor and mentor for at-risk youth and their families for the city of Santa Ana. In this capacity, she was tasked with the creation and implementation of life skills workshops, college and career transitions, empowerment and coping skills. During her tenure as a family therapist, Mrs. Santos developed her passion for Social and Emotional Learning, and is currently developing her own consulting firm to create Social and Emotional Learning programs for teachers and school staff to implement these components in schools. Jessica is currently an adjunct professor for East Los Angeles College and teaches in the Psychology department for the Monterey Park and South Gate campuses.
Ms. Cisneros began her career in 1972 with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. She retired after 38+ years. She was assigned to the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, Hard Core Gang Unit. Ms. Cisneros has been an active volunteer in the community having served on nonprofit boards including:
Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council in December 2002 - 2008
Boyle Heights Historical Society 2006-2013
Ms. Cisneros is an active participant with our Los Angeles Police Department partner and has helped organize numerous community events in low income communities across Los Angeles.
Speak Out Against Bullying, Inc. has an incredible team of volunteers that consists of college interns, students, parents and community members. They are dedicated and committed to helping in every way with an attitude of social responsibility. They generously give of their time, effort and talent to help when needed. The volunteers are actively inivolved and take on tasks, or a project. They have assisted at presentations, school assemblies, workshop training and community events.