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Carmen Perez

Co-Founder, Justice League NYC; Executive Director, The Gathering for Justice
Carmen Perez, executive director of the Gathering for Justice, has crossed the globe promoting peace, advancing human and civil rights, and building alternatives to incarceration and violence. She provides support to individuals incarcerated in juvenile detention centers and inside California’s and New York’s prisons. In November 2013, she founded Justice League NYC, a task force of juvenile and criminal justice advocates, experts, artists and formerly incarcerated individuals brought together to build Growing Up Locked Down, a three-day juvenile justice conference held in September 2014.