DeAngelo Mack currently serves as the Director of State Policy for Public Health Advocates. He oversees state policy efforts focused on creating and/or changing laws centered around trauma and health disparities. Mr. Mack supports hospital-based violence intervention work as a Senior Advisor to the HAVI, a national non-profit organization which helps to create and sustain violence intervention programs and promotes equity for victims of violence globally. For nearly two decades, Mr. Mack has made it his life’s work to provide violence intervention strategies and trauma-informed care to the underserved in marginalized communities across the country. Using this knowledge and his expertise as an organizer, youth pastor and playwright, Mr. Mack finds innovative ways to teach and empower youth and communities. Mr. Mack sits on numerous committees locally and nationally focusing on the creation and implantation of trauma informed practices and identifying social determinants of health, including the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative and the American College of Surgeons Committee of Trauma.