Dr. K. A. Garth, Founder
Director of the Public Service (Nonprofit Administration and Management) Program, international speaker on juvenile justice, public-private partnerships and education (health, ESL) and women/violence in Latin America, Canada, England, Ireland and Latin America. Additionally, she is the founder of KAGL (Kids Aligned in Growth and Leadership) & Affiliates. Her organization prepares minority youth for the SAT/ACT tests and teaches them how to survive in college. Dr. K. A. Garth has academic and extensive practical experience in public policy, research, and community relations. She’s a lecturer and has more than 20 years of public service (Policy and Public Service Program) and community relations experience at UCSF Medical Center (edema research) the US Embassy, London; Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Atlantic Region (UK); State Capitol, Senate Committees on Joint Prison Reform, Penal Code, and Children and Youth; and, the Governor’s Office of Criminal Justice Planning, where she served as the State Representative for Disproportionate Minority Confinement and Native American Youth programs; and, California Department of Education where she served as Regional Adult Literacy Consultant, Los Angeles County (libraries, community colleges, and the LAUSD); and Nonprofit leadership.
Her accolades include Human Services Council member on county human service performance; Economic Advisor on education issues to the Green River Area Development District (GRADD), Kentucky; YWCA Outstanding Womens Award in Government and Law, Capitol National Association for Female Executives award for Outstanding Achievement, and a California Legislature Resolution for community service. Dr. K. A. Garth is published in Who’s Who American Women, Who’s Who in America, and American Biographical Institute where Dr. K. A. Garth holds the position of International Ambassador, United Culture Convention, and member of UN Alliance for Crime and Criminal Justice.
Dr. K.A. Garth is a published author.
Her first book How PIE Turns Predators Into Producers: The World of Private Prison Industries was published in 2005 by Publish America. Her second book ELEUTHERA: Improve Corrections Performance And Save Our Communities was released in winter of 2010.
To keep up with some of her work, follow her on Youtube, DRkagl100.