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Tiarra Dearbone

Tiarra Dearbone

Tiarra Dearbone is a LEAD Project Manager for Seattle, WA, and has focused her community work in youth services, post-prison education, re-entry, and addiction recovery. Passionate about criminal justice reform, Tiarra has dedicated her career to helping others with healing from the effects of intergenerational trauma, addiction, and incarceration. Since 2018, Tiarra has been involved with Civil Survival, focusing on post-incarceration community re-entry; she is co-chair on the Advisory Council for the Husky Post-Prison Pathways project at UW Tacoma; has served as co-chair on a project for the Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network; and facilitated addiction recovery groups as a volunteer with SMART Recovery. Through the University of Washington and the Washington State Psychological Association, Tiarra was recognized for her research titled Culturally Competent Healing Through Social Awareness of Cultural Representation Across Disciplines. A member of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, Tiarra values advancing racial justice for historically oppressed minorities. She previously worked as a business development manager in Tacoma, WA and she holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington-Tacoma.Tiarra Dearbone is a LEAD Project Manager for Seattle, WA, and has focused her community work in youth services, post-prison education, re-entry, and addiction recovery. Passionate about criminal justice reform, Tiarra has dedicated her career to helping others with healing from the effects of intergenerational trauma, addiction, and incarceration.

Since 2018, Tiarra has been involved with Civil Survival, focusing on post-incarceration community re-entry; she is co-chair on the Advisory Council for the Husky Post-Prison Pathways project at UW Tacoma; has served as co-chair on a project for the Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network; and facilitated addiction recovery groups as a volunteer with SMART Recovery. Through the University of Washington and the Washington State Psychological Association, Tiarra was recognized for her research titled Culturally Competent Healing Through Social Awareness of Cultural Representation Across Disciplines. A member of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, Tiarra values advancing racial justice for historically oppressed minorities. She previously worked as a business development manager in Tacoma, WA and she holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington-Tacoma.