Cherell Marie Howze

Founder and Executive Director, Our Daughters’ Destiny

Cherell is a social impact enthusiast and community leader. As the founder and executive director of a reentry service organization, she aims to make an impactful difference on prison reform. Cherell’s purpose in life is to be a voice for the rights of those in our society that are underserved and overlooked, specifically women of color who are impacted by the criminal justice system. With over seven years of experience and her AA in Social Services, she works closely with politicians to push policies and change within her community to provide economic empowerment and opportunities and to break system related barriers.

Rise Up Cohort: California, 2023