Lilly Osei-Tutu is the Brooklyn Intervention Manager. Born and raised in London, England she has international experience of working in both the non-profit and criminal justice reform sectors.
Prior to joining Common Justice, she worked as the head of family support for an NYC organization that assists current and formally incarcerated people and their families.
Lilly has vast experience providing support services as an Information, Advice & Guidance worker to local women in a London based women's center, where she also completed the Violence Against Women and Girls championship program. She was also an IAG worker for an educational provider in a UK men's prison; facilitating a smooth re-entry for returning citizens, their families and the wider community.
Lilly has worked on many engagement projects that endeavor to create and foster social connections and has also volunteered in her borough as a mentor for young people aged 8 to 16 years old.
A passionate advocate for PoC equity, Lilly has immersed herself in movements that strive to address and do away with conditions that disenfranchise and marginalize black and brown communities.
Lilly studied Counselling in London, England and received her CPCAB certifications at Lambeth College.
"I work at Common Justice because I know that the community is able to confront our own trauma and heal our own pain, lovingly, if merely given a chance to do so."