“Criminal.” When you hear the word, what comes to mind? Do you envision someone of a certain age, gender, race, or place? Do you think of yourself, or those closest to you? Lorna and Mike speak with Emily Baxter, Executive Director of We Are All Criminals, a non-profit organization dedicated to challenging society’s perception of what it means to be “criminal.” Referenced resources in the episode for further learning: Second Chance Coalition, Jason Marque Sole, Until We Are All Free
As a member of the Social Justice Advocacy & Engagement team, I lead the strategic development and execution of Catholic Charities’ public policy agenda. My work covers local, state and federal levels, advocating for policies and programs that promote justice in the community.