Community Organizer

Leah Faria (She, Her) is a Black, formerly incarcerated, community organizer and mother. She is a survivor of domestic and State violence. Faria uses her direct experiences as a way to build community and to organize Black and brown women as the organizer at the Women’s Community Justice Association. She is an instrumental leader of the Justice 4 Women Taskforce where she works to amplify the voices and empower women incarcerated at Rikers Island.

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