Hope Fiori, MPPA
Director of the National Deflection TA Center
As Director of the National Deflection TA Center at TASC’s Center for Health and Justice, Hope provides training and technical assistance (TTA) and strategy development for public safety and public health agencies, with a primary focus on deflection and pre-arrest diversion, alternatives to incarceration, and linkages to care for individuals with behavioral health conditions, including substance use and mental health disorders. Hope also serves as CHJ's project lead for the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program deflection TTA center.
Prior to joining TASC in 2019, Hope was a program coordinator at the Cook County Juvenile Court Clinic, a clinic responsible for providing forensic clinical support to the Juvenile Courts of Cook County. There she was responsible for grant and budget management, and served as a liaison between the clinic’s partners, Northwestern University and the Office of the Chief Judge of Cook County. She also managed the clinic’s operational needs and supported its research initiatives.
Hope earned her BS at Loyola University Chicago, where she majored in criminal justice and psychology. She received her master’s degree in public policy and administration (MPPA) from Northwestern University.