Angela Yeboah is the Advocacy Services Program Manager for the Fairfax County Division for Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS) located in Fairfax, Virginia. In her current role, she provides leadership and overall vision for the Advocacy Services program and the Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC), a co-located, comprehensive service center with multiple service providers who help and support victims and survivors of Domestic and Sexual violence, Human Trafficking and Stalking. She facilitates collaboration for effective service provision among DVAC’s fifteen governmental and community-based partners, serves as a co-lead on the CEDV Firearms Surrender Workgroup and is a member of the County-wide Lethality Assessment Program team. Prior to this role she worked as an attorney for the WomensLaw Project for the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and served as the Director of the Bronx and Manhattan Family Law Projects for Sanctuary for Families housed at the Manhattan and Bronx Family Justice Centers in New York City. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 2000 and subsequently earned her law degree from Regent University School of Law in 2004. She has led legislative and policy advocacy initiatives to advance the rights of domestic and sexual violence victims and survivors. She collaborates with key stakeholders within government agencies and community-based organizations to improve systemic responses to domestic violence and human trafficking survivors. She conducts local and national trainings on domestic violence and other legal topics critical to advocacy for victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Advocacy Services Program Manager, Fairfax County Division for Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (DSVS)