Is an immigrant, social justice organizer, activist and writer working at the intersection off immigration and reproductive justice.
Parent advocate, foster alumni. First parent in WA State to legally enforce and modify an open adoption agreement after her child was taken away by CPS
ANGEL TOMEO SAM
A Bail Disruptor in Spokane, Washington. An Advocate for victims through various Tribal and city Domestic Violence Programs.
WINN Recovery, Champagne, Illinois
"Relatives of Prisoners' Civil Association" (ACIFAD), based in Argentina. Focuses on the needs of women and children with incarcerated loved ones.
Co-Director of Sisters Unchained. Works with daughters of incarcerated parents to heal from the trauma of separation.
Survivor Leadership Coach and Coordinator for the Coalition of Women Prisoners at STEPS to End Family Violence. SCAP (Survivors Centering Advocacy Project
Brazilian lawyer. Does strategic litigation related to violence against women, LGBTQIA's rights, racial issues, family members and criminal justice.
Senior Director of Education & Programs at Columbia Unversity's Center for Justice. Committed to ending the nation's reliance on incarceration,
Executive Director of Free Hearts. Created to reunite families and keep families together by providing support, education, advocacy and organizing families impacted by incarceration
ERIN MILES CLOUD
Co-Founder and Co-Directgor of Movement for Family Power (MFP). She fights against the policing and punishment of families by the Foster System.
FAYA ORA ROSE TOURE'
Harvard educated Civil rights activist and Litigation Attorney. First African-American female judge in Alabama. Part of the winning legal team in igford vs. Veneman, the largest civil rights case in history.
Community Leader who serves individuals who have been formerly incarcerated to transition back into society and volunteers at the local women's prison.
Founded Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC. An organization focusing on the impact of the criminal legal system on incarcerated parents
A formerly incarcerated couple who served 21 years and 4 days before receiving clemency in 2018. Teach legal awareness as the best form of defense for those facing charges.
Program Coordinator, CA Coalition for Women Prisoners. Coordinates CCWP's halmark Prison Visitation program, "Across the Walls.
Directs the Challenging
E-Carceration project as part of the #NoDigitalPrisons campaign. Author of award-winning book: Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People's Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time.
On a path to positively impact the trajectory of politics for disadvaantaged minorities and youth nationwide. Advocate for equitable education for minority students and fair business standards & practices for women.
Founder of the Legal Empowerment & Advocacy Hub, (LEAH. Organizer in the campaign to restore voting rights to over 1.5 million Floridians with felony convictions.
Co-Founder of the National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls.
Vera Institute, her work centers on extending victim services to under-served survifors of violence and implementing the Prison Rape Elimination act, (PREA)
Co-Host the MommieActivist a& Sons radio show by updating a& assisting prisoners and their families. Activist on getting the word out abou thr e Woar on drugs Mandatory Minimum unfair sentencing guidelines.
Appellate public defender at Center for Appellate Litigation at NYC. Coordinates CAL's misdemeanor & violation appeal practice. Recently implemented Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act.
Helped develop the Coming Home Progra, providing health care in a hospital clinic to people returning from incarceration and staffed by formerly incarcerated individuals.
DROP LWOP Coordinator for California Coalition for Women Prisoners. Helped initiate the first Living Chance story telling project.
Founder of The Ordinary People Society. Provides rehabilitation/habilitation to formerly incarcerated while targeting youth before they reach the Criminal Justice System.
Co-Executive Director of TOPS, fights for the human rights of women t. Voices Of the Violated, (VOV Reproductive Justice Project to ensure young girls of color don't face the same disparities she faced.
Founder of the National African American Families First and Preservation Association (NAFPA). Devoted to the protection & preservation of the African American Family through policy and legislative advocacy.
Co-Founder of Release Aging People in Prison, (RAPP).
Founded the Mexican Center for Integral sSupport of Family Members of People Deprived of Liberty, (CAIFAM). Supports people in conflict with law.
Co-Directgor of Families Justice As Healing. Mission to end the incarceration of women and girls. Organizing to dismantle the criminal punishment system.
Co_Founder of Women on the Rise, a grassroots organization led by formerly incarcerated women to reduce the number of women under correctional control in the state of GA.
Birthed the State vs. Us Magazine, highlights high profile cases, corruption in jails, police departments, government, wrongful convictions and speaks to the success stories of formerly incarcerated individuals.
NAILA S. AWAN
Senior council at DEMOS. A civil rights attorney who has been litigating voting rights, fighting against criminal justice disenfranchisement practices. Litigating a class action lawsuit in OH, seeking to increase access to the ballot for jailed voters.
Appointed by Governor Tim Walz, to the MN Sentencing Guidelines. Founder of We Rise Leadership Collective, shaping systems & policy with a transformative, restorative and healing justice lens.
Co-Founder of Starting Over Inc, a reentry service provider and civic engagement apparatus.
Coordinator of the Association of Relatives and Friends of Prisoners. Works with relatives of people deprived of liberty in penitentiaries and ther juvenile prison system in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
TERESA MINOR SPENCER
Founder of West End POWER. Provides opportunities, educational civics & awareness eidetic empowerment & social home needs. Co-Founder of The Community of Change center. A safe housing space for community members to receive educational training & job entrepreneurshp.
Former Birmingham City Counsilor. National Organization of Black Elected Legislative women enables her to connect with other women in politics, help women rise to leadership roles.
Measure for Justice, Director of Research Operations. Focuses on development of evidence based policy and programming withing the criminal justice agencies.