Tyrone  Nance

Tyrone Nance, MA

Lead Community Outreach Specialist, Community Engagement

SC CTSI Role

Tyrone will be providing oversight to the South Los Angeles Community Engagement (CE) team on projects working with community partners including schools, local government partners, medical providers, faith organizations, community-based organization, property management/owners and businesses. Tyrone will also be conducting community outreach, organizing community outreach events, and developing project plans to support community engaged research. 

Contact Information

Tyrone.Nance@med.usc.edu

Professional Background

Tyrone Nance is a community organizer with over a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector advocating & integrating work for Skid Row Missions, mental health facilities, public schools, community resources, small businesses and faith organizations. Tyrone received his master’s degree in Transformational Urban Leadership from Azusa Pacific University, and his bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Oral Roberts University.  Tyrone has organized dozens of community-led events, projects, and people throughout the city of Los Angeles and has experience in international relief work in developing nations with an emphasis on justice, equality, and unity.

Tyrone’s research experience includes conducting community - based qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research. The focus of his work has been based around health equity and community activations in South Los Angeles and East Los Angeles such as weekly food distributions, health and resource events. Tyrone is a public speaker locally and nationally who has dedicated his life to connecting others through transformative community engagement. 

Interests

Traveling, camping, playing basketball and spending time with his family. 

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.