Nancy LeTourneau

Nancy has been a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly since November 2014. Prior to that she wrote at her own blog Horizons for almost a decade.

For over 20 years, Nancy was the executive director of a nonprofit organization whose mission focused on juvenile crime prevention. In that capacity, she worked to both influence and implement public policy at the local and state level. Her efforts resulted in innovative best practice models for public/private partnerships with local police, schools, district attorneys, corrections and human services.

Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Social Studies/Secondary Education and a master’s degree in Theology/Marriage and Family Therapy. For over 14 years she provided counseling and family therapy for youth who were chemically dependent, runaways, throwaways and in other high risk situations.


Quick Takes: A Day For Remembering

* I am going to devote today’s Quick Takes to the fifth anniversary of the horrific shooting in Newton, Connecticut at the Sandy Hook School. We’ve had other mass shootings since that day, and all of the victims deserve our undying commitment to doing something to stop them from ever happening again. * Here is… Read more »