April Grayson

Life Coach, Anti-Recidivism Coalition

April has dedicated her life to raising awareness of juveniles and women impacted by mass incarceration in California. April is fully aware of the consequences of criminalization on women and girls. Knowing first-hand the terrors of incarceration, she is deeply committed to giving women behind bars a voice. She also goes inside prisons to inspire and empower women with the hope of a better life. She is on the forefront of helping pass legislation that ensures women and girls get treated equally and with impartiality. April lives and loves what she does and will continue to fight until the system changes the way it treats incarcerated women and girls.

Rise Up Cohort: California 2019