Louis L. Reed is the director of National Organizing and Partnerships for #Cut50, a bipartisan effort to cut crime and incarceration across the U.S., where he brings tenured experience in government, criminal justice expertise, policy advocacy, and public health to the organization. His extensive background in policy reform includes leading advocacy for the historic First Step Act, limiting asset forfeiture practices by law enforcement, and strengthening reentry practices and services for people returning from prison. Serving as a Council of Criminal Justice trustee, Forbes Coaches Council member, and Huffington Post contributor on “Prison Traumatic Stress Disorder,” he’s also appeared on CNN, as well as in other media outlets and multiple national publications. His work and leadership includes recognition by The Brigadoon’s 2020 Top 20 Influential Leaders, Black People Rock, and a 2021 nomination for Ebony Magazine’s Power 100. Explore more by visiting www.louislreed.org.
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