Co-Founder and Executive Director.
Britt Masback (www.brittonmasback.us) is a rising senior at Princeton University and the Executive Director at Youth Educating Police. Britt Co-founded YEP after he realised no one was bennefiting from a system that encouraged use-of-force and enforced division.
Britt is the director of the WANT Summer Fellows Program, an annual summer journalism fellowship for budding high school journalists. Britt is also a co-founder and Operations Director of Global Youth Entrepreneurs, an organization that stages groundbreaking, three-day "startup" weekends targeting young entrepreneurs in developing nations and in the Pacific Northwest.
In 2019, Britt was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the Portland Commission for Community Engaged Policing (PCCEP) and the Police Chief to serve on the Training Advisory Council (TAC) where he advises city leaders on policing strategy and community engagement. Britt has also served on the Multnomah Youth Commission (MYC), a council of 28 civically minded young people from across the city, where he sat on the Youth Against Violence Subcommittee as a Voting member.
Britt is motivated by Gandhi’s admonition that, “You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing there will be no results.