Our Staff

The THEI staff reflects a diverse set of backgrounds, talents, and areas of expertise, with a shared and steadfast commitment to the THEI mission of disrupting systems of harm and creating opportunities through college access for people in prison.

Jima Jwyanza

Akhenjah-Weaver

Inaugural Artist in Residence Fellow
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Omari

Booker

Inaugural Artist in Residence Fellow
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Barbi

Brown

Re-Entry Coordinator
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Karla

Coleman García

Director of Policy and Community Engagement
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Dr. Laura

Ferguson Mimms

Executive Director
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Kimberly A.

Goins, Esq.

Academic Coordinator
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Molly S.

Lasagna

outgoing Executive Director
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Ka-Rhonda

Porter

Director of Academic Programming
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Laramie

Riggs

Academic Coordinator
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Josh

Stoltz

Operations Manager
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Rachel

Zolensky

Director of Student Success & Re-Entry Services
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