I see my path from prison to college and then to academia as a series of ordinary events that led to an extraordinary outcome.
November 8, 2019
Chris Beasley has a Ph.D in Community Psychology from DePaul University, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University.
Everybody should have the opportunity to thrive in life.
Marlon Chamberlain is the recipient of the Purdy Award from the Community Renewal Society.
If I don’t do it, then who’s going to do it?
I founded Empowering Kids With Incarcerated Parents (EKWIP), a non-profit organization affiliated with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Orlando.
My mom’s incarceration put me on a trajectory for the last nine years that I honestly would never have imagined.
Laurin Leonard (Hodge) is an Echoing Green Fellow, a Cordes Fellow, an Ashoka and Aspen Institute Emerging Nonprofit Leader.
I advocate a four pillar approach to recovery from substance use disorder and reentry from incarceration.
November 1, 2019
I am the Associate Dean of Instruction and District Director of Student Counseling & Advising Services.
Mentorship is one of those recurring themes throughout my story.
October 26, 2019
I am the Equity and Justice Advocate for the King County Superior Court’s Juvenile Court Services Department in Seattle, WA.
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.