me_radioAnthony Zenkus is a tireless advocate for the welfare of children, families and communities. Working in the field of family violence, relationship violence, sexual assault and child poverty, he has trained thousands of professionals and community members across the country on how to better recognize, prevent and respond to abuse and neglect. He is an acknowledged expert on child abuse and its effects throughout the lifespan, and on how child poverty impacts the developing brain. As a conference presenter and keynote speaker, he speaks about the intersection of income inequality and chronic stress for children, families and communities.

Anthony has served as an organizer with Occupy Wall Street where he has focused on the way income inequality affects our society, as well as being trained by Vice President Gore as an approved presenter for his Climate Reality Project, speaking specifically on how climate change disproportionately affects communities of low socioeconomic status. Anthony is an adjunct professor in the graduate school of social work at Adelphi University where he has been teaching for 8 years.

Anthony has appeared as a guest on News4 NY, Ch7 Eyewitness News, CNN Headline News’ “In Session” program, CourtTV, BBC World Radio, 660-The Fan, and News12 Long Island; and has been interviewed in Newsday, Deseret News, International Business Times and other print media.

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