His trainings cover a variety of topics, including cultural competence, diversity, prejudice (including implicit bias), conflict management, mediation, communication, peacebuilding, leadership, and collaboration.
Robert’s prior experience includes working as a child neglect and abuse investigator with the county’s Department of Children and Family Services.
A native of Los Angeles, Kevin currently assists with coordination of Commission's highly acclaimed Dispute Resolution Program that utilizes mediation services to resolve all types of conflicts and as an alternative to formal court proceedings.
Kevin begain his Los Angeles County service in 1993 for the Department of Public Social Services as an Eligibility Worker and Social Worker.
Since then, The GR818ERS have continued to build relationships with community leaders to create programming opportunities across Los Angeles County and around the world..
Pierre’s critical understanding of social change and human interaction, coupled with his experience as a grassroots activist and professional dancer, inform his approach to community organizing.
Under his leadership, the agency is working to transform prejuidice into acceptance, inequity into justice, and hostility into peace. He was also lead attorney in a class action lawsuit on behalf of Japanese Latin Americans which lead to redress and an apology from the President for being forcibly brought to and imprisoned in the U. and used in prisoner exchange with Japan during WWII.
By building community capacity and focus in key areas, racialized gang violence has been lessened. World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, in 2001. Robert is the Program Manager for the Human Relations Branch of the Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging, and Community Services Department.
Her success as a public servant is credited to both her parents and grandparents who instilled in her their philosophies of spiritual civic duty and “treating all people like you want to be treated.” Tisha has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Public Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills.The team also plays a pivotal role in developing the annual Prior to working for The Commission, Tisha managed personnel, programs, and projects at the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS), connecting disparate and often disadvantaged individuals with community resources to help them bridge the gap between poverty and economic self-sufficiency.While working at DPSS, she was a member of a five-agency countywide multi-disciplinary team that administered a holistic approach to help public assistance participants alleviate mental health, physical health, educational, and criminal history employment barriers.In August 2014, Robin spoke in Geneva on the review of the U. Government's compliance with the treaty to eliminate racial discrimination (CERD), and was an invited adviser to the Obama Administration's delegation to the U. Prior to that assignment, Robert served as a member of the Leadership Team of the department’s Human Relations Branch, and supervised staff working on improving the equity and fairness of criminal justice systems in LA County.He also directed coordination of the county’s Dispute Resolution Program and supervised the Branch’s initiative addressing the needs and treatment of commercially sexually exploited minors.