Monique Tula is the Executive Director of Harm Reduction Coalition. Monique has been a member of the harm reduction community for more than 20 years and is committed to amplifying the voices of people impacted by punitive drug policies and working collaboratively with racial and social justice groups to bring harm reduction to the forefront of their platforms.
With more than 20 years in the non-profit sector, some of Monique’s work includes:
- Vice President of Programs at AIDS United overseeing the organizations grantmaking and capacity building portfolios, including the largest collaboration of private funders supporting domestic syringe access programs
- Board Chair of BEAM, a Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
- Vice President of Program Planning and Development at AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts responsible for the agency’s HIV and viral hepatitis programs
- Founder of the Massachusetts Viral Hepatitis Coalition, the first group of its kind in the Commonwealth
- Director of Prevention at Cambridge Cares About AIDS where she quadrupled the prevention program department’s budget within three years
- Co-chair of the Massachusetts Prevention Planning Group Advocacy and Activism Committee
- Steering Committee Member of Critical Breakdown, an open mic that brings people of all ages together through Hip-Hop, spoken word, and other forms of socially conscious performance
Follow Monique on Twitter: @msmonique_tula.