Vera’s experts conduct research and analysis and develop policies and programs in a variety of criminal and social justice fields. Their varied knowledge, background, and experience enable Vera to address the full spectrum of national and local justice issues.
Krista Larson was named director of Vera's Center on Youth Justice in 2014. She joined APT as a therapist in June 2001. Previously, she worked at St. Joseph Services for Children and Families in Brooklyn, New York. Krista has a BA in psychology from the University of Richmond and an MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University.