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Malisa Young, 
Research Associate I

Malisa Young has been a Research Associate at the Prevention Research Center in Oakland since July 2015. Malisa received her BA in Anthropology/Sociology from St. Mary’s College of California in 2006. She is currently enrolled in the MA in Leadership Program, also at St. Mary’s College of California.

Malisa has a background working within the non-profit social services field, in both Case Management and Program Development. There, she specialized in capacity building, with relation to culturally competent, family/community centered practices. Malisa brings this practical experience to her current role as a Qualitative Researcher and Project Coordinator.

Prevention Research Center
180 Grand Avenue
Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612

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