Survivor Advocate

Meet our Survivor Advocate, Jennifer Viollis-Richardson!

“I grew up in a law enforcement family. And a very specific turning point in my life was a discussion I had with my father where he shared with me a

particular case he worked as a police officer in which a husband and wife were not only prostituting out their two young daughters, but were filming the assaults, and marketing them under the child pornography umbrella... That was the first time, in my young life, I became aware of the true evil that exists in this world. And for the first time in my young life, I had it on my heart to make a difference. I graduated from college with a BS in Criminology and went on to receive my MS in Criminal Justice Studies with a focus on sexual predators. My passion, my goal, was to obtain as much education as possible to help my work in reducing the female victimization incidents that happen every day in our country. I went on to work for my father’s security consulting firm in the international travel intelligence arena. It was during this time that I saw just how great the need there was for victim advocacy not onl