Kimberly Haven is not just a participant in the social justice movement; she is a dynamic force driving change. As a recognized subject matter expert, Kimberly is in high demand as a speaker, addressing crucial topics like Women in Prison, Women’s Reproductive Justice, Voting Rights and Democracy, Collateral Consequences, Conditions of Confinement, Mass Incarceration and Re-Entry, Pre-Trial and Parole and Probation reforms, and Higher Education in Prison.Beyond the microphone, Kimberly is a go-to expert for legislative testimonies and media commentary on a wide range of criminal justice reform and advocacy matters. She routinely consults with and collaborates with state and local elected officials and executives, sharing her invaluable insights on criminal justice issues.
Kimberly’s leadership has left an indelible mark on numerous statewide initiatives, and she has masterminded impactful message campaigns that have shaped public discourse and driven policy change. Her 20+ years of experience have seen her conceive and execute innovative community engagement strategies and campaigns, setting her apart in the field.
What truly distinguishes her is her unprecedented achievement as the only formerly incarcerated individual in Maryland who has authored and successfully ushered several pieces of legislation into law — two of which were first in the nation and now serve as model legislation for replication across the country.