Jimmie Briggs

Executive Director, Leave Out Violence-U.S. (LOVE-U.S.)

Jimmie Briggs

Award-winning journalist and advocate Jimmie Briggs’ book on child soldiers and war-affected children, Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go to War, won him accolades. He is the Co-Founder of Man Up Campaign, a global campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls. Mr. Briggs’ upcoming book, Blood Work, examines manhood and transformation through the lens of illness. He is a member of the Project for the Advancement of Our Common Humanity at New York University and is the Executive Director of LOVE-U.S., a media arts organization assisting youth affected by violence and trauma.

“No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.”

— Frederick Douglass