Aric Johnson is a Senior Advisor at the National Network for Safe Communities.
Aric worked as the National Coordinator for Strategic Partnerships for Cure Violence Global. He was responsible for coordinating violence prevention initiatives across the country and engaging with community stakeholders as well as civic leaders to better address violence and safety issues using innovative community centered strategies.
Prior to his current position he served as the Program Manager for Atlanta’s Cure Violence program, the city’s first community-based gun violence prevention program, as well as serving as the Community Resource Coordinator at Grady Health Systems Atlanta’s first hospital-based gun violence prevention program (PIVOT).
Aric holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Georgia State University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Kennesaw State University. He is also a licensed social worker in state of Georgia.