About Jeff Grant, JD, M Div, Co-Founder

From serving time to time serving

Jeff Grant is a leader, expert and speaker in personal crisis management, criminal justice/prisoner reentry, recovery from opioid and substance abuse, leading a successful life with bipolar disorder/mental illness, spirituality/interfaith religion and his own riches-to-rags-to-redemption story. After addiction to prescription opioids and serving almost 14 months in a Federal prison for a white-collar crime he committed when he was a lawyer, Jeff started his own reentry – earning a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City.  Jeff is the first person in the United States formerly incarcerated for a white-collar crime to be appointed as Executive Director of a major criminal justice nonprofit.

About Lynn Springer, Co-Founder

Faith in action

Lynn is a certified yoga instructor who is called to this ministry with a heart of compassion and understanding. As the innocent spouse of someone who was incarcerated for a white-collar crime, and a mother, she has assisted many women and families in finding ethical ways through faith and practical solutions to a new sturdy, healthy, spiritual way of life.

Upcoming/Recent Events

Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant: Fri., June 15, 2018 with Guest James Forman, Jr., Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Please join us on Friday, June 15th, 9 am, when Yale Law School Professor James Forman, Jr., Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for his book "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America," will be our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy &...

Recent Blog Posts

New Haven Independent: Lawlor Sees Progress On Reform

Mike Lawlor has three goals for criminal justice reform in Connecticut: Reduce crime. Reduce spending. And restore the public’s confidence in the system. From his vantage point as a professional criminal justice reformer, Connecticut is well on its way to achieving...

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