Ra’Shaun Nalls has worked with Boston-area community-based organizations for more than 15 years, with an emphasis on youth development and community organizing. He has been acknowledged for his community service by the Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), the Boston Foundation, Boston Police Department, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, and the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center. Prior to his work at Harvard Chan, Ra’Shaun was a program manager at the Boston Public Health Commission; a community coordinator at Project R.I.G.H.T.; and at Roxbury Youthworks as an advocate for young women under state custody and at high risk of sexual exploitation.
Ra’Shaun holds a Master in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies, both from the University of Massachusetts Boston.