Daniel Gibson

Speaking in Case Studies of Collaborative Models at 9:45 am for the Ignited Impact track.

Daniel is a passionate community leader and advocate for social justice who has spent the past 17 years championing causes to eradicate racism and poverty in the United States. He has created and implemented nationally recognized programs for jail and prison reform, affordable housing, access to medical care for the chronically homeless,HIV/AIDS prevention and LGBT rights. Daniel is currently Regional Vice President for Allegany Franciscan Ministries, a private foundation in Florida where he has lead a multimillion dollar place based initiative, working with community members and the Allegany board to direct over $8 million dollars into Overtown, a historic African American community besieged by a century of racial injustices.
In 2017, Daniel’s career accomplishments resulted in him being inducted into the second cohort of Robert Wood Johnson’s esteemed Culture of Health Fellows Program. Whether he is working with community members on the ground level to understand the root causes of some of our country’s most dire social issues, or he is strategizing behind closed doors with leaders and decision makers across all sectors, Daniel is committed to identifying real and measurable solutions that can address the economic and health disparities experienced by vulnerable and marginalized communities in every major city in this country.
A lifelong learner and teacher, Daniel simultaneously received two Bachelor of Arts degrees from Yale University in Psychology and Theatre Arts, before he went on to receive a Masters in Social Work from Barry University.

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