Director, Common Justice
Danielle Sered is the co-founder and director of Common Justice, where leads the project’s efforts to develop and advance practical and groundbreaking solutions to violence that advance racial equity, meet the needs of those harmed, and do not rely on incarceration. Before planning the launch of Common Justice, Danielle served as the deputy director of Vera’s Adolescent Reentry Initiative, a program for young men returning from incarceration on Rikers Island. She is the author of The Other Side of Harm: Addressing Disparities in our Responses to Violence, and teaches about restorative justice at the CUNY Silberman School of Social Work. A Stoneleigh fellow, Sered received her BA from Emory University and her masters degrees from New York University and Oxford University (UK), where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar.