Sunnetta “Sunny” Slaughter is the CEO and Principal of Sunny Slaughter, LLC, Sunny is a noted crime and policy intersectional subject matter expert, offering over 30 years of personal and professional experience across a broad spectrum of human rights, civil rights, social justice and interpersonal violence issues. She has served as a subject matter expert in litigation cases for counsels of the defense and plaintiff, the Courts, law firms, government agencies, corporations and NGO's. She has been intentional about having difficult conversations on culture, race, inclusion, equity and diversity, and the importance of being responsive and responsible. She has provided consulting, training and facilitation in the execution of public health strategies, risk mitigation, crisis management and coordinated high-profile collaborative partnerships and multi-jurisdictional operations across professional disciplines, for the execution of initiatives and strategies with a focus on prevention, intervention and community engagement.
She is currently responsible for co-leading two high-profile committees, spearheaded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health and situated within the National Partnerships for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA). As co-chair of the Opioid Caucus leading the national efforts to address the Opioid epidemic across all ten Regional Health Equity Councils, and as co-chair of the Violence as a Public Health Issue Committee, Southeastern Health Equity Council Region IV, leading the regional efforts to address intersecting violence and social justice within Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, George, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
Sunny is a federally certified law enforcement instructor and successfully completed the Drug Taskforce Supervisor Training Program for sworn law enforcement only provided by the US Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. She was also the recipient a scholarship from the Southern Poverty Law Center and successfully completed the Hate and Bias Crimes Course for sworn law enforcement only. She is also FEMA Certified in hospital and disaster emergency management. Sunny is a contributing drafter of Alabama’s first anti-human trafficking state law, contributing policy writer for the National Association of Social Workers on the revised policy statement titled “Sex Worker and Social Work Practice” (formerly Prostituted People, Commercial Sex Workers, and Social Work Practice), consultant on the initial US Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign in 2009, and on US Department of Health and Human Services, Trafficking in Persons culturally inclusive redesign of the national awareness campaign materials on human trafficking in 2017.
Sunny has worked as a subject matter expert with news anchors and journalist developing background information for investigative reports and news stories, while also serving as an on-camera Crime Analyst for international and national media outlets including; ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN/HLN After Dark and Trinity Broadcast Network. Sunny has been identified as a Master-Connector and dubbed the Olivia Pope of Crime.
Sunny attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the University of California at San Bernardino and Princeton University. She is a is a life-long researcher and learner who had made the most of her personal, professional and practical experience participating and engaging in academic and professional research, making use of scholarly periodicals, professional training and information which allows her to enhance the knowledge and expertise she brings to the table and provides to the public. She is a recipient of numerous awards, honors and a member of several national professional associations including the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), International Law Enforcement Executives Trainers Association (ILEETA), American Public Health Association (APHA), HEAL Trafficking.org, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Gulf States Health Policy Center (GSHPC).
justSunny - Sunny Slaughter is a leading change agent strategically postured at the forefront of intersecting human rights, civil rights and social justice issues. Slaughter is a champion for children, women and men. She has been called a "MasterConnector" for leveraging her relationships and access to resources in order to make a difference for others. Driven, determined and self-motivated, Sunny is committed to changing the landscape of leadership in policy, politics and places where decisions are made that impact the ordinary, vulnerable and voiceless. ~ "MasterConnector"
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