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Daryl Atkinson >
Daryl is the co-director of Forward Justice, a civil and human rights advocacy organization based in Durham, North Carolina. Previously, he was the first Second Chance Fellow for the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as an advisor to the Second Chance portfolio of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a member of the Federal Interagency Reentry Council and a conduit to the broader justice-involved population to ensure that BJA heard from all stakeholders.
Susan Burton >
Susan is the founder and executive director of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (ANWOL). Drawing on her personal experiences, Susan founded ANWOL in 1998 and dedicated her life to helping others break the cycle of incarceration.
Hamdiya Cooks-Abdullah >
Hamdiya is the administrative director at Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and a co-founder of All of Us or None. Hamdiya has more than 35 years of experience working on criminal justice reform. During her 20 years in the federal prison system, she led Muslim women prisoners in the struggle to honor their religious practices, including headgear and fasting. Hamdiya was a key organizer for Black Culture Workshops in FCI Dublin for over 15 years.
George Galvis >
Co-founder and executive director of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, George draws on his experience and indigenous roots to help young people, particularly those involved in the criminal justice system, become future community leaders. George attended UC Berkeley for his undergraduate and graduate studies and was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow. He has published extensive primary research on alternatives to gang violence.
Rev. Kenny Glasgow >
Founder and president of The Ordinary People Society (TOPS), Kenny is an advocate for harm reduction, prison reform and the restoration of rights and opportunities for formerly incarcerated people. He is also the co-convener of the National Criminal Justice Coalition State Partner for the New Bottom Line Campaign, Chaplin for the Second Congressional District and vice-chairman of the Houston County A.D.C.
Norris Henderson >
Norris is the executive director of Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) in New Orleans and a former OSI Soros Justice Fellow. He has had tremendous success in his work to reform public policies undergirding mass incarceration and mass criminalization, to expand public defense for poor and indigent people, to create police accountability, and to reform the notorious Orleans Parish Prison. Wrongfully incarcerated for 27 years in Angola State Penitentiary.
Pastor Gregory James >
One of the leading grassroots organizers to place Amendment 4 to automatically restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated on the Florida ballot in 2018, Greg is a revivalist, motivational speaker, humanitarian, social activist, author and publisher. With over 30 years of experience as a community leader, Greg is the founder and CEO of Reclaiming the Land, Inc. which promotes progressive policies for equality and justice, strategic public-private partnerships and re-enfranchisement.
Tiffany Johnson >
Tiffany is the co-director of and a community organizer at, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (ANWOL). Tiffany first heard of ANWOL while serving a 15 to life sentence at Central California Women’s Facility. ANWOL is a grassroots nonprofit organization founded in 1998 by Susan Burton to provide housing and other forms of critically needed support to formerly incarcerated women and to empower and mobilize formerly incarcerated people as advocates for social change.
Rev. Vivian Nixon >
Vivian is the executive director of College and Community Fellowship (CCF), a nonprofit dedicated to helping women with criminal convictions earn college degrees. As a formerly incarcerated woman and CCF program graduate, Vivian is uniquely positioned to lead the movement to ensure that justice-involved women and their families have a better future.
manuel la fontaine>
manuel is a community organizer, a public safety consultant, a cofounder of All of Us or None and the father of three beautiful children. manuel currently serves as the community engagement network organizer for the Community Justice Network for Youth at the W. Haywood Burns Institute.
Dorsey Nunn >
Dorsey is the executive director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) and a co-founder of All of Us or None. He is the first formerly incarcerated director of a public interest law office in California. Under his leadership, LSPC has made significant advances, including the development of the Elder Freeman Policy Fellowship to train formerly incarcerated people as organizers and legal victories including the Ashker lawsuit that ended long-term solitary confinement in California.
Bruce Reilly >
Bruce is the deputy director of Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) in New Orleans and a graduate of Tulane Law School. He served as a self-taught jailhouse lawyer while incarcerated for 12 years, before organizing with Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE) in Rhode Island where he played a lead role in passing significant criminal justice reforms.
Miea Walker >
Miea is the criminal justice manager of the Policy and Advocacy Division within Forward Justice, a law, policy and strategy center dedicated to advancing racial, social and economic justice by partnering with human rights organizations at the forefront of social movements in the South.
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Bruce Reilly >

Bruce is the deputy director of Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) in New Orleans and a graduate of Tulane Law School. He served as a self-taught jailhouse lawyer while incarcerated for 12 years, before organizing with Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE) in Rhode Island where he played a lead role in passing significant criminal justice reforms.