​Sunnetta “Sunny” Slaughter is a noted Vulnerability SME, TEDx Speaker and Master-Connector who brings over 30-years of executive consultancy, tactical guidance and professional training to a cross-section of professionals in government, corporate, business, nonprofit, for-profit, organization, faith-based, advocacy, academia, education, clinical, the healthcare industry and throughout the community.   

Sunny is a highly skilled and qualified thought-leader offering a unique perspective on the intersecting complexities of vulnerability, crime, and policy. She has focused her work on the importance of providing "culturally responsive and responsible trauma-informed, victim-centered treatment and care across the continuum”, by identifying the unique experiences and exposure of marginalized persons and minority populations who are silenced and ignored.

​​Her expertise has been beneficial in providing consulting and training, offering policy perspectives and subject matter expertise in the query of criminal incidents and legal cases, as well as, by raising awareness within public and private spaces regarding vulnerability, intersectional violence, human trafficking, exploitation, child pornography, missing and sometimes murdered children, drug trafficking, the Opioid Impact, mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, reentry, healthcare, community and more.   

Sunny has developed and implemented public health strategies, provided vulnerability and risk assessment, mitigation and crisis communication to a diverse clientele. She has been responsible for the coordination of collaborative partnerships, and multijurisdictional operations across professional disciplines, for the execution of initiatives with a focus on prevention, intervention, community engagement, and agency preparedness. 

Sunny has worked as a subject matter expert with news anchors, and journalists developing background information for investigative reports and news stories. She has served as an on-camera Crime Analyst for national, and global media outlets including; ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN/HLN After Dark and Trinity Broadcast Network. She delivered a riveting TEDx Talk titled “What are you really willing to do for others?” revealing her personal story of finding out she was married to a child predator. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​She has been dubbed the Olivia Pope of Crime.  #ItsHandled       

  • Co-Chair, National Opioid Caucus, US Department of Health & Human Services | Office of Minority Health
  •  Founder | Regional Co-Chair, Violence as a Public Health Issue Committee, US Department of Health & Human Services |Office of Minority Health
  • Co-Chair, ICERD Task Force, United States Human Rights Network
  • TEDx Speaker, “What are you really willing to do for others?”
  • Alabama Commissioner, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Justice Commission Hearings on Mass Incarceration, nine states 
  • Law Enforcement Instructor, US Department of Homeland Security /Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking Train-the-Trainer
  • Department of Homeland Security Drug Taskforce Supervisor Training Program at the DEA for sworn law enforcement only 
  • Hate and Bias Crimes Training Course, Southern Poverty Law Center for sworn law enforcement only
  • FEMA Certified, Hospital/Natural Disaster and Emergency Management Training 
  • Legislative Writer, Alabama’s first Anti-human trafficking state law  
  • National Policy Writer, NASW National Policy “Sex Worker, and Social Work Practice
  • Expert Consultant, US Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign on Human Trafficking
  • Expert Consultant, US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Trafficking in Persons culturally inclusive redesign of the national awareness campaign materials on human trafficking in
  • Expert Consultant, Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform| Safety Criteria Think Tank
  • National Steering Committee Member, National Hispanic Medical Association
  • Nominated Change Maker, United State of Women, Office of the White House, President Barack Obama 
  •  Global Keynote and Conference Presenter | Facilitator | Trainer | Moderator
  • Academic Guest Lecturer