Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Building Cultures of Peace, Building the Beloved Community


BCVI Advisory Board

  1. Joan Arches – College of Public and Community Service
  2. Kaitlyn Caloiero - UMass Boston Sociology BA Student
  3. Jackie Lageson [Chair] - Sociology/Criminal Justice Department 
  4. Barbara Cullen Lopez - Freedom House PUSH College Success Coach 
  5. Ayana McCoy - COSMIC Assoc. Project Director & Researcher
  6. Steve Neville – Special Assistant to the Chancellor 
  7. Azure Parker - Africana Studies 
  8. Sherrod Williams – Director of Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement

For more information contact us at

  • Email: 
  • Phone: 617-287-6231