Jorge Antonio Renaud is the Southwest Region Director for Policy and Advocacy at LatinoJustice PRLDEF. His role there is to amplify the efforts and increase the leadership of Latinx individuals fighting the peculiarly American thirst for incarceration and deportation. Before coming to lJ, Jorge was a policy...

Jesse Krimes Jesse Krimes is a Philadelphia based artist whose work explores systems, hierarchies, and how they inform social norms. While serving a six-year prison sentence, he produced numerous bodies of work that have been exhibited nationally and internationally.  Krimes’ work has been included in numerous...

Randall Horton is the author of the poetry collections Pitch Dark Anarchy (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press, 2013), The Definition of Place (Main Street Rag, 2010), and The Lingua France of Ninth Street (Main Street Rag, 2009). His honors include the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award, a National Endowment...

Reginald Dwayne Betts is a Ph. D. in Law candidate at Yale. His major research interests are administrative law, criminal law, empirical legal studies and law and literature. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where...

Omari Booker began his journey as an artist his senior year of high school at Montgomery Bell Academy. There he realized his gift for visual art and like most true artists, the path to developing his talent has been anything but linear. It has taken...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" up="250px"][vc_column_text] Faylita Hicks [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]FAYLITA HICKS (she/they) is a queer Afro-Latinx activist, writer, performer, and interdisciplinary artist born in South Central CA and raised in Central Texas. They use their direct experience with pre-trial detention to advocate for...

Alana Roth Alana is a visual artist and public defender. She hopes to see the abolition of our current criminal legal system and in its place, a deep investment in a sustainable economy, education, health care, living wages, affordable housing and the arts. Alana...

Floss has played the Jay-Z headlined Meadows Music Fest, Sloss Fest, Colleges (including the Ivy League Cornell University alongside Playboi Carti), and most importantly to Floss he has cemented himself as Nashville’s premier up and coming hip hop artist with more music, collaborations, and content...