Setting the Standard for Fairness & Equity in the Criminal Justice System, Meet Community Engagement & Movement Building Counsel for the Southern Center for Human Rights, Tiffany Williams Roberts
Q: What led to your decision to pursue a career in the nonprofit sector?TWR: I was raised by a community organizer and was always taught that service to community was a part of life. I chose to become a community lawyer after attending law school and falling in love with both public defense and social justice activism. As a public defender, I yearned to do more for my clients than represent them in the courtroom. My friends and I co-founded a small commun..
Working for Equality, Justice & Dignity in our Criminal Justice System Meet Southern Center for Human Rights, Executive Director Sara J. Totonchi
Q: What is your SCHR about and what do you all do?ST: The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) is working for equality, justice, and dignity in our criminal legal system. Our mission is to end capital punishment, mass incarceration, and other practices that are used to control the lives of poor people, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the Deep South. We do this through death penalty representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, an..
Leading the way to Reduce Breast Cancer Through Awareness & Her Passion, Meet Breast Cancer Survivor & CEO of Susan G. Komen of Greater Atlanta, Cati Stone
Q: What did you think your career path would be after graduation from high school?CS: I went to college on a dance scholarship and had thoughts of being a Choreographer. Q: What expectations did you have after graduating and receiving your law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law?CS: I was amazed at the opportunities a law degree offers, but I found that litigation, particularly business litigation, was a good fit for me. Q: What led to yo..
Empowering Strength for Potential to Meet Opportunity, Kari Love, CEO of The Atlanta’s Women Foundation
Q: Can you share with our audience what “The Atlanta Women’s Foundation” is about along with your duties as CEO?KL: The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) is the only public foundation in Georgia dedicated solely to women and girls, AWF’s mission is to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls. We strive to ensure that all women and girls in metro Atlanta live safe, economically self-sufficient, successful lives.The Atlanta Women's Foundation ..