Stoneleigh Fellowship

Leslie Acoca is recognized for her trailblazing work focusing on justice and health strategies in her research, policy, and programming efforts for youth and women in the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Over the last twelve years, Leslie...
Kevin Bethel served in the Philadelphia Police Department for 29 years; in his most recent role as Deputy Police Commissioner, he was responsible for Patrol Operations for the entire city.  He has created many successful programs; has been...
Our children are dying and we can stop it,” says Dr. Ted Corbin, an emergency department physician at the Drexel University College of Medicine where he is both a doctor and a violence prevention practitioner. Violence, he says, is a major...
Julie Cousler Emig has spent most of her professional career working in Philadelphia's non-profit community to improve the health and social outcomes for the city's most vulnerable citizens. Currently she serves as Deputy Director for the...
Kathleen Creamer is a public interest attorney who has devoted her career to working with parents and children involved with the child welfare system.  She currently works as a staff attorney at Community Legal Services (CLS).  In that...
Christine Dougherty was a staff attorney at the Support Center for Child Advocates from 2001-2008, providing direct representation to children in civil dependency and criminal abuse cases, technical support and training to volunteer attorneys. While...
Nan Feyler is a seasoned civic leader and housing expert with a reputation as a respected change-maker both within and outside government.  For seven years, she served as Deputy Health Commissioner under Mayor Nutter.  In this role, she...
Naomi E. S. Goldstein, PhD is a Full Professor of Psychology at Drexel University and co-Director of the JD/PhD Program in Law and Psychology. An applied researcher, Naomi seeks to improve juvenile justice policy and practice to promote positive...
Jody Greenblatt has a significant record of working with the child and youth serving systems in Philadelphia. As a consultant for the Southeast Regional Office of Children, Youth and Families, she was responsible for developing and implementing...
Richard is an expert in the field of workforce development and prisoner reentry, with extensive experience leading nonprofit social services organizations.  He has spent over twenty years addressing the complex economic development and human...