Ashleigh Andersen, LMSW
Ashleigh Andersen, LMSW is a RAPP Coordinator at Day One. During the academic year she implements the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program at Edward R. Murrow High School, which includes: trauma-informed counseling, educational workshops for students, parents and staff, and the development of a peer leadership program to promote healthy relationships in the school community. In the summer months, Ashleigh plans and facilitates an intensive peer leadership training program where young people gain knowledge and skills to be supportive peers and agents of social change in the movement to end intimate partner violence.
Prior to this role, she worked as the Intervention Coordinator at the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault and as a case manager at a domestic violence shelter. She also has experience as a social work intern at Brooklyn Defender Services Immigration Practice and Day One while receiving her Masters of Social Work from Hunter College, Silberman School of Social Work. She has used the last several years of working with survivors of GBV, SV, and IPV to develop a strength-based, anti-oppression, and intersectional approach that continues to inform her prevention and intervention advocacy.