Thaddeus Miles is Director of Public Safety at MassHousing. In order to help bridge the technology, Thaddeus spearheaded the development of eleven community-run computer centers in the Roxbury and Dorchester areas of Boston. Thaddeus later worked with HUD to create a consortium of all of its New England Neighborhood Network Centers. This consortium, entitled MassIMPACT, for which he serves as Executive Director, concentrates its energies on Improving Peoples’ Access to Computers and Technology. He has served as an invited Reflective Community Practice Fellow at MIT, focusing on helping others understand the important lessons learned in bringing technological resources to public housing. Thaddeus is also part of an on-going Harvard Law School initiative exploring ways of using technology to facilitate the rehabilitation process of prisoners in third world countries. He is an expert computer animator and owns Dream Benders Studio which specializes in 2D/3D animation products and services, and he is an accomplished photographer. He was recently named Boston’s Crimefighter of the Year.