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Aswad Thomas, MSW | 2024 National Crime Victims' Service Awards

Aswad Thomas is a community organizer, crime victim advocate, public safety policy expert, and a survivor of gun violence. Throughout his career, Mr. Thomas has brought unprecedented awareness of the unique and urgent needs of victims who are most impacted by crime and violence but who have been historically underserved, with a focus on addressing unaddressed trauma.

Today, Mr. Thomas serves as the Vice President of the Alliance for Safety and Justice and the National Director of Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice.

Aswad Thomas is the recipient of the 2024 Survivor Voices Award. Visit the OVC Gallery for more information about his work to support victims of crime and the work of other recipients of the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. 

Date Published: April 25, 2024