“We’re not going back in the shadows. We’re here.”

Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People and Families Movement

“I’m so excited about being able to graduate from Columbia University because not only that, but the fact that it got a lot of publicity, because I want other formerly incarcerated people to know that this is something they can do. I don’t want it to be, like, I don’t want to be an anomaly.”

Leyla Martinez, Founder, Beyond the Box Initiative

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