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Ju’Riese Colón

Ju’Riese Colón

CEO, U.S. Center for SafeSport

Ju’Riese Colón is the chief executive officer of the U.S. Center for SafeSport, the nation’s only nonprofit organization committed to ending all forms of abuse in sport. As CEO, Colón leads the strategic vision and direction of the organization to ensure every athlete is safe, supported, and strengthened through support. Colón previously served as the national vice president of child and club safety for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. She was responsible for developing and leading the child safety policies and initiatives for more than 1,100 Boys & Girls Clubs organizations and nearly 4,300 Boys & Girls Club locations across the United States, including those located on Native lands and military bases. Colón formerly served as the executive director of prevention and outreach for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, where she led NCMEC’s prevention and education programs related to child abduction and sexual exploitation and their delivery to children, families and the public. Her professional experience also includes leading prevention and outreach initiatives with youth-serving organizations serving families, educators, law enforcement and diverse communities.