Kyla Liggett-Creel Ph.D., LCSW-C
Dr. Kyla Liggett-Creel (Dr. K) is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Dr. Liggett-Creel is also the Director of The Collaborative: A Healing-Centered Community. She serves as the chair of the Mayor’s Youth Trauma Workgroup, facilitator for the Mayor’s Cabinet for Boys and Young Men of Color, and staff person for the Baltimore City Trauma Taskforce Youth Workgroup. Dr. Liggett-Creel is also the founder and Director of the Healing Youth Alliance. She is working on several initiatives partnering with community-based, minority-run non-profits to prevent and heal from community violence. Dr. K’s areas of specialization are youth leadership, healing-centered engagement, trauma, and equity.