Laura Schreiner has worked with the Prevention Research Collaborative since 2022. She has experience with the development and management of community-based programs, campaigns, and participatory research projects, as well as conducting policy analyses, evaluations, and better practice research for nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, city governments, and school districts. Laura enjoys collaborating with a variety of partners to build and expand relationships, institutions, and systems that foster and spread a new narrative and reality of interconnectedness and shared wellbeing. Prior to joining the PRC, Laura served as a Reviewer for the ZOOM Foundation and their grantees working to improve safety and educational equity in schools. She also previously served as the Director of Civic Engagement and a community organizer with the San Diego Organizing Project. Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Scripps College and an Executive Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.
The Prevention Research Collaborative, based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is made up of the Prevention Research Center of Michigan, Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, National Center for School Safety, and affiliated initiatives. Our Centers are funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Justice (DOJ).
We promote safe and healthy futures through prevention research, training, and outreach. Alongside community partners, we work to reduce inequities and empower communities for better health.