Savvy Shabazz


Savvy Kareem Abdul Shabazz is president of the Louisville, Kentucky, branch of All of Us or None (AOUON) and leads his own nonprofit entitled Life Coach Each One Teach One Reentry Fellowship, which offers awareness and prevention to the three P’s (Prison, Probation, and Parole) and prepares individuals to return to their families and communities from incarceration. He is also actively involved with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children; Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People and Families Movement; Dream Corp; and was inaugurated into the 2018 BMe Genius Fellowship, where he earned a proclamation from Louisville’s Mayor proclaiming June 7th to be “Savvy Shabazz Day.”

Savvy previously worked as a Client Advocate for The Bail Project, where he assisted with providing bail and resources to individuals to end the cash bail system across the nation. He was also the Program Director with Center for Employment Opportunities, where he assisted individuals with transitional employment and training opportunities after incarceration.

Savvy was sentenced to a total of 28 years for non-violent drug offenses in McCracken County. In November 2020, Governor Andy Beshear granted him a pardon for his passion and commitment to improve the nation, the state of Kentucky, and its communities.