Andrea Perry is the Executive Director of YouthConnect, a program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston in partnership with the Boston Police Department that places clinical social workers in police stations across the city to provide high risk youth and families with comprehensive clinical services.
Andrea has over 20 years of experience working directly with Boston’s at-risk youth in various neighborhoods of the city, including her work as a VISTA volunteer creating mentoring programs for Boston Public Schools, in a juvenile court clinic, with a teen parenting program, and as a member of an on-call trauma response team. She received her undergraduate degree at Smith College, and her MSW at Boston College School of Social Work. She an alumna of Boston University’s Institute for Non-Profit Management and Leadership program, and a 2015 graduate of LeadBoston.
2012 - White House "Champion of Change" for Youth Violence Prevention