What’s at the top of my agenda now is my role as the new criminal justice columnist with ‘Creators Syndicate.’
November 19, 2018
I’ve carved out an area in thought leadership, so my advocacy comes in challenging assumptions.
Everybody I Know and Loved is in a Cage and I’m Never Going to Be Okay With That
October 19, 2018
That’s what we’re trying to do--use media to shift culture.
I still feel a sense of amazement when I look at where I am today.
October 1, 2018
The Leading with Conviction training is excellent, and the coaching I received from David was pivotal...
You’re born either with a fight or flight response, and luckily I was born with the fight response. I’ve been fighting since I was a child.
For me, Leading with Conviction has been life-changing.
I’ve been out of prison for fifteen years, but I have been reconvicted over and over again because of my criminal record.
September 20, 2018
Over those years I received multiple job offers, but as soon as the employers did a background check, the offers were rescinded, one by one.
I’m the founder and president of the National Workforce Opportunity Network.
We are a fully integrated workforce development and career placement for-profit agency serving individuals with barriers to gainful employment.
It’s My Mission to Reengage the Faith Community with Returning Citizens on a Nationwide Basis
September 13, 2018
To be in a room with 30 other leaders has been literally life changing.
I Consider All of the Children Who Are Living in Detention Facilities, Group Homes, and Foster Care to Be My Siblings
The Leading with Conviction training has been a life-changing experience.
I am the National Youth Partnership Strategist for the Youth First Initiative.
August 30, 2018
We are committed to ending youth incarceration, closing youth prisons, and investing in community-based programs, services and opportunities.
I was committed to being an asset to my community instead of a liability.
I have worked in human services for many years with the hungry, homeless and formerly incarcerated.
I want to leave a legacy of humanizing this thing called justice.
I served 14 years in New York State prisons, and it was while I was incarcerated in the Woodbourne Correctional Facility that I discovered my passion