Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Lisa Monaco
Jeffrey Brown
Haris Tarin
Farah Pandith
Alejandro Mayorkas

Lisa Monaco, the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, delivered an address to the JFK Jr. Forum on community-based methods to reduce terrorism. She was joined after by a panel including activist Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Director of Muslim Public Affairs, Haris Tarin, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Farah Pandith, who discussed their experiences working on a community-level to counter violence.