Sherita Mouzon

Witnesses to Hunger: Philadelphia


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Sherita Mouzon is member of Witnesses to Hunger who currently lives in Philadelphia, PA. A founding member of Witnesses to Hunger, Sherita is a seasoned advocate whose activism explores issues of mental health, addiction, youth development, healthcare, poverty, and housing in Philadelphia. As a Witness, Sherita was a leader in the movement to introduce the Sanctuary Model as the program’s foundation of practice, and her commitment to bettering trauma-informed care extends into her professional career working human services at the Salvation Army, St Christopher’s, and as a Certified Recovery Specialist. Her writing and activism has been featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, TalkPoverty, DrexelNow, and elsewhere.



My Poverty, My Trauma

Speaking Out Against Trumps Budget for My Daughter’s Sake

 #TheseCutsHurt: People In Recovery Need Support