Malik Rigard

  • Advocate Coordinator

Malik Rigard, Advocate Coordinator

Malik is a Los Angeles, CA native, who received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at California State University Sacramento in 2007, and his Master’s Degree in Public Administration at California State University Dominguez Hills in 2010. Before his cross-country move, Malik worked as a guidance counselor at Southwest Los Angeles Community College in the Disabled Students Programs & Services Department. He also worked with the mayor of Los Angeles and the “Summer Night Lights Program”, developed for the purpose of hiring and training at-risk teens and young adults who were involved or at risk of involvement with gang activity. In 2012, he was given the opportunity to continue to serve students in his grandparent’s ancestral home of New Orleans at Xavier University and University of New Orleans. Malik is a member of the Knights of Peter Claver, a Catholic lay organization, and the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., where he intends to devote time and support in preparing young men for college admission and their passage into adulthood.