As the Training Coordinator, Audace will conduct outreach, and training's for professionals, including safety officers, child protective case workers, Department of Education personnel and Domestic Violence Police Officers throughout New York City.
Audace Garnett began her career as a disability advocate, working for a non-profit organization named Barrier Free Living. Within her role, she provided case management services and support to survivors that were going through the most difficult time in their lives. In 2010, Audace began working at the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office as a disability advocate within the Victim Services Unit. There she provided supportive counseling and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sex assault, as well as guided survivors through the criminal justice process from arraignment to trial. Three years later, Audace was promoted to Teen Services Coordinator of the Teen Dating Violence Program, where she served as the liaison between survivors 24 and under and, the New York Police Department (NYPD), courts, Administration for Children Services (ACS), schools and community organizations.
Audace is passionate about youth prevention and believes that it is important to strengthen communities through education and awareness.
Audace was born in Guyana and raised in Queens, New York. Her favorite quote is by Frederick Douglass, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men”.