We have to seize the moment and make as many changes and be as impactful as we can.
October 22, 2019
I am the Founder and Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Returning Citizens and Deputy Director of the READY Center.
I want to teach justice-involved people how to navigate the system of higher education, not to survive, but to thrive.
October 15, 2019
Danny Murillo received the Rockwood Leadership Institute’s 2017 Returning Citizens Fellowship.
When your eyes come open to the truth, there is no turning around.
October 8, 2019
Anthony Witherspoon has a Ph.D. Higher Education Administration from Jackson State University.
Walk with me as a ‘possible’ and step away from the ‘probable.’
September 30, 2019
I am the founding Executive Director of the Peers Mentoring Center and Peace By Piece Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware.
My job is to put a new face on reentry.
Tracey Syphax He is a board member of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.
From that moment I saw that I had a unique opportunity…
September 15, 2019
Guy Padraic Hamilton-Smith is a member of the Law & Society Association’s division on Punishment & Society.
How do we reimagine how we treat our young people and make our juvenile justice system healing and transformative?
Keturah Herron is a graduate of the University of Louisville and holds a Masters in Juvenile Justice from Eastern Kentucky University.
I don’t think luck should have any role in whether or not people in prison have access to education.
August 31, 2019
Dirk Van Velzen graduated from the Nonprofit Management program at the University of Washington.
We’re taking criminal justice reform to a whole new level!
August 16, 2019
Kemba Smith Pradia is a graduate of Virginia Union University and was the recipient of a two year Soros Justice Postgraduate Fellowship.
From that moment on, I just knew that advocacy and policy were going to be the game-changers for me.
July 18, 2019
I am the Criminal Justice Manager of the Policy and Advocacy Division with Forward Justice which is based in my home state of North Carolina.
Mass incarceration is just the fourth generation of slavery, and collateral sanctions are just Jim Crow all over again.
July 2, 2019
I am the Director for the Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry.
There’s always something to be said when you’re doing something for the community you grew up in or serving a population where you can relate directly to their experiences.
July 1, 2019
I am the Founder and Executive Director of ScholarCHIPS, a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C.
I want to help people who have lost the ability to dream to dream again.
May 15, 2019
After a Leading with Conviction forum ... you realize you’ve just solved a problem you thought was beyond you.
When I started to hear other women’s stories, I realized something had to change. I realized this wasn’t just me.
May 1, 2019
Leading with Conviction is awesome. There is so much content and useful information for me as a leader that I can take back.
To know I’ve given a voice to people who consider themselves voiceless is huge for me.
April 17, 2019
Leading with Conviction is transformational.