Cecilia Gastón

Executive Director, Violence Intervention Program

Cecilia Gaston

Cecilia Gastón began her tenure as Executive Director of the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) in June 2008. In 1998, she was recognized as one of El Diario/La Prensa’s Outstanding Women of the Year for her commitment to social justice and women’s health. Prior to heading VIP, she worked at Inwood House, one of New York City’s leading teen pregnancy prevention programs.

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