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Juard M. Barnes

Juard M. Barnes

Juard is married to Larita and together have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Juard has served in ministry as a pastor in several churches, Macedonia COGIC, River of Life Community Church, The Eagles’ Nest and Currently, New Seasons Fellowship COGIC.

Professionally, Juard has landed contracts and employment as lead administrator for Rehoboth Family Services, a consulting firm, with clients including, but not limited to Eskenazi Hospital as part of the Youth Violence Reduction Team, The Indiana Foster Care and Adoption Association, Marion County Superior Court and Probation Dept., Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis WESCO/ Westside Weed and Seed, The Community for Education Foundation, Fathers and Families, Elkhart Probation Department, Elkhart Community Schools, YMCA of Indianapolis and Chicago, Miami-Dade Community Schools, etc.

Juard has served as guest lecturer for Christian Theological Seminary, American Mennonite Biblical Seminary, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The National Academy of Medicine and many others.

Currently Juard serves as Midwest Regional Director for Faith in Action, the largest faith-based community organizing effort in the nation, moving as a multi-faith, multi-cultural organization committed to racial and economic dignity. He also serves as Senior Advisor,

Training & Technical Assistance The Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI) staff consists of diverse professionals committed to furthering the work of violence prevention and intervention. He is particularly focused on Urban Strategies and International expansion.

November 16, 2022

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