Coral works across the State of Florida and beyond to empower people to change their lives and become productive members of society. After spending nearly a decade using her voice and experience to help the community receive people with challenged backgrounds, she believes that everyone deserves a second chance. She works in tandem with the judicial system and legislators alongside various organizations to assist returning citizens move to a place of restoration. Coral seeks to build programs that empower returning citizens to get up from a place of brokenness and begin to thrive and dream again.
Coral knows that anything is possible. Her life story compelled her to become active in the community and to help others move beyond their justice involvement– which often disqualifies returning citizens from exercising their constitutional rights– to a place of hope restored and a full return to society. She seeks to bring about the true definition of justice and redemption and to create a society that walks away knowing that truth. She believes that this restoration will bring about the change needed to bring liberty and justice for all. She is passionate about redemption which propels her to advocate for those in need and to participate in community organizing. She is an active participant in the fight for criminal justice and prison reform using her voice to influence legislation to create a holistic community. Coral is a certified life coach and a sought after public speaker. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Human Services/Marriage and Family Therapy and is currently working on a Master of Divinity Degree.