William Kellibrew is a global advocate for human, civil, children and victims’ rights. Kellibrew works closely with top leaders and communities to address trauma and violence across multiple fields including local, state, and federal agencies, Native American reservations and communities that impact children, youth, and families. He has extensive experience in strategic planning and has provided expert facilitation and subject matter expertise for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Center for Trauma Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint as well as BRSS TACS Policy Academy (Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategies) to support on-going recovery efforts from substance use, mental health challenges and trauma. Kellibrew has also provided consulting services for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center.
In 2011, Kellibrew was recognized by the White House as a ‘Champion of Change’ and in 2013, he received the Voice Award from SAMHSA for his work across the country as a peer/consumer leader. In 2014, he accepted the Capitol Probe Award at the District of Columbia Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and in 2015 he received the U.S. Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award. Follow Kellibrew on Twitter/Facebook.com/willkelli.