Bryan Barks
Executive Editor
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Bryan Barks is the Executive Editor at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV). Her responsibilities include writing and editing op-eds and blogs, facilitating media coverage, and overseeing the production and publication of organizational materials. Bryan previously served as the Assistant Director of Development.

Prior to joining CSGV in 2015, Bryan worked for several organizations dedicated to poverty alleviation and legal aid. She has also worked as a freelance writer and editor. Bryan earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and international affairs from Georgia College & State University in 2014.

In addition to her work at CSGV, Bryan is the founder and editor-in-chief of a women’s literary art magazine. She has also served as a member of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance’s Young Adult Council and is passionate about mental health advocacy. She was initially drawn to CSGV’s risk-based approach to gun violence prevention and active efforts to destigmatize mental illness.

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