Research, design and develop tools to create ample safe spaces for survivors of violence while interacting with the justice system.

Meet the Research Team

Deanna Van Buren

Co-Founder, Executive Director, Design Director

Columbia University
Master of Architecture

Oretola Thomas, AIA, NCARB

Architectural Designer

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Architecture

Barb Toews, Associate AIA

Board Secretary
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
University of Washington Tacoma

Bryn Mwar College
Doctor of Philosophy, Social Work and Social Research