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Thomas Abt

Senior Fellow, Council on Criminal Justice; Author of "Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets"; Former Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School

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Thomas Abt Biography

Thomas Abt is a Senior Fellow for the Council on Criminal Justice and former Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School. Abt also holds the position of Research Director for the Evidence-Informed Violence Reduction Project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development’s Central American Regional Security Initiative (USAID CARSI). His work emphasizes research and data-backed policies and practices to reduce gun, gang, and youth violence.

Previously, Abt served as Deputy Secretary for Public Safety to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, where he oversaw all criminal justice and homeland security agencies, including the Divisions of Corrections and Community Supervision, Criminal Justice Services, Homeland Security and Emergency Services, and the State Police. During his tenure, Abt helped to establish the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety, and Justice in order to make recommendations for raising the age of criminal responsibility for juveniles. He also led the development of New York’s GIVE (Gun-Involved Violence Elimination) Initiative, served as Chief of Staff to the Office of Justice Programs at the US Department of Justice, and played a leading role in establishing the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.

Abt was the founding member of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, which was recognized by Harvard Kennedy School as one of the Top 25 Innovations in Government for 2013, as an Assistant District Attorney and as a law firm associate.

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Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences Of Urban Violence--and A Bold New Plan For Peace In The Streets

Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences Of Urban Violence--and A Bold New Plan For Peace In The Streets

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Senior Fellow, Council on Criminal Justice; Author of "Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets"; Former Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School

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Thomas Abt Biography

Thomas Abt is a Senior Fellow for the Council on Criminal Justice and former Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School. Abt also holds the position of Research Director for the Evidence-Informed Violence Reduction Project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development’s Central American Regional Security Initiative (USAID CARSI). His work emphasizes research and data-backed policies and practices to reduce gun, gang, and youth violence.

Previously, Abt served as Deputy Secretary for Public Safety to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, where he oversaw all criminal justice and homeland security agencies, including the Divisions of Corrections and Community Supervision, Criminal Justice Services, Homeland Security and Emergency Services, and the State Police. During his tenure, Abt helped to establish the Governor’s Commission on Youth, Public Safety, and Justice in order to make recommendations for raising the age of criminal responsibility for juveniles. He also led the development of New York’s GIVE (Gun-Involved Violence Elimination) Initiative, served as Chief of Staff to the Office of Justice Programs at the US Department of Justice, and played a leading role in establishing the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.

Abt was the founding member of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, which was recognized by Harvard Kennedy School as one of the Top 25 Innovations in Government for 2013, as an Assistant District Attorney and as a law firm associate.

Thomas Abt Videos

  • Why violence clusters in cities - and how to reduce it
    In his TEDMED 2020 Talk, Violence Reduction Expert Thomas Abt paints a realistic but hopeful picture of cities across the country. As Thomas ...
  • The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - Thomas Abt ...
    Feb 26, 2020 ... Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - Author Thomas Abt is a senior fellow at the Council on Criminal...

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  • How to book Thomas Abt?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Thomas Abt for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Thomas Abt, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Thomas Abt or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Thomas Abt?

    Booking fees for Thomas Abt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Thomas Abt, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Thomas Abt?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Thomas Abt for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Thomas Abt for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Thomas Abt or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Thomas Abt or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Thomas Abt is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Thomas Abt for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Thomas Abt generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mayor Aja Brown, Ben David, Reality Allah, Ples Felix and James Anderson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Thomas Abt for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Thomas Abt Speaker Videos

  • Why violence clusters in cities - and how to reduce it
    In his TEDMED 2020 Talk, Violence Reduction Expert Thomas Abt paints a realistic but hopeful picture of cities across the country. As Thomas ...
    The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - Thomas Abt ...
    Feb 26, 2020 ... Bleeding Out: The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence - Author Thomas Abt is a senior fellow at the Council on Criminal Justice.

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