Co-Founder & Partner, WestFuller Advisors
Ian Fuller is a co-founder and partner of WestFuller Advisors, a boutique wealth management firm in New York City that builds and preserves legacies of wealth for progressive individuals, families and institutions. Ian works closely with people and organizations to harness and empower their finances with purpose. He is the treasurer/finance chair for a few leading social justice organizations: Color of Change, The Workers Lab, Resource Generation, City Without Walls, and the United Nations Association of New York. With a keen interest in redressing the major inequities of the day, Mr. Fuller is a supporter of numerous community development, financial literacy and social entrepreneurial initiatives.
Ian received both a B.S. in Economics (with honors) and an M.A. in International Affairs (with distinction) from New York University. He holds a Chartered Financial Consultant designation amongst other securities licenses.
Saul A. Green
Counsel at Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone
Saul A. Green (2006) is the former deputy mayor of Detroit and is counsel at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone in Detroit. Formerly, Mr. Green was a U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1994 to 2001. He served as Wayne County corporation counsel from 1989 to 1993; chief counsel for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Detroit Field Office from 1976 to 1989; and as an assistant U.S. attorney from 1973 to 1976. A significant component of his private practice is civil rights cases.
Through his work with the Innocence Project, he helped secure the exoneration of Eddie Lloyd, who had served 17 years in prison after having been wrongfully convicted of murder.
The Honorable L. Priscilla Hall
Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department
The Honorable L. Priscilla Hall was appointed Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department by New York State Governor David Patterson in March 2009. Prior to this, Justice Hall served as the Administrative Judge of the Criminal Division of the Kings County Supreme Court. She was elected as to the New York State Supreme Court in 1993 and has also served as Judge of the New York State Court of Claims; a Judge of the Criminal Court of New York City, and as Inspector General of the New York City Human Resources Administration. Justice Hall believes that the courts must work to maintain the public confidence in our judicial system and has worked to achieve this objective. She has served as president of the New York State Association of Women Justices, vice-president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, chair of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and president of the Association of Black Women Attorneys.
After graduating magna cum laude from Howard University with the distinction of being a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Justice Hall pursued a Master of Science degree from Columbia University School of Journalism, graduating in 1969. She received her Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law in 1973.
Founder & Executive Director, Voice of the Experienced (VOTE)
Norris Henderson is the founder and Executive Director of Voice of the Experienced (VOTE), a nonprofit organization designed to educate, organize and mobilize formerly incarcerated persons around their right to vote in Louisiana. He is a former Soros Justice Fellow and was co-director of Safe Streets/Strong Communities, promoting community organizing and advocacy to transform the criminal justice system in New Orleans to one that is fair, safe and accountable to all regardless of race and economic status. In this work Norris has achieved significant wins and has built bridges with other organizations, acting as the Safe Streets representative in a city-wide coalition on race and criminalization. He also regularly speaks publicly in support of the underprivileged, immigrant workers’ rights, and the rights of the under-served. Sharing his first hand experience of racism and brutality in the criminal justice system, Norris has affected public policy and public discourse about police accountability, public defense for poor and indigent people, and reforms to the notorious Orleans Parish Prison (OPP).
Norris serves on a number of organizations’ Boards of Directors including Family & Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children. He is the past recipient of the 2015 Martinet Society Award for advancing the cause of justice, 2014 Data News Weekly “Trailblazer of the Year” and the 2013 Society of American Law Teachers Human Rights Award.
Founder & Director, Future Justice Fund
Kaitlyn Krieger is the founder and director of Future Justice Fund, a grantmaking organization rooted in the belief that all people deserve a free, vibrant, and productive life. FJF's primary focus area is criminal justice reform in the United States, with an emphasis on ending mass incarceration and creating safer, stronger communities. Kaitlyn also serves on the Steering Committee of the Economic Security Project, an initiative to explore how cash transfer programs can increase financial security for everyone, and empower Americans to live and work in our evolving economy.
Prior to founding FJF, Kaitlyn designed and managed mobile consumer technology products for companies like TaskRabbit. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
Senior Research Scientist at the Justice Lab at Columbia University
Vincent Schiraldi is a Senior Research Fellow directing the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). Schiraldi has extensive experience in public life, first coming to prominence as founder of the policy think tank, the Justice Policy Institute, then moving to government as director of the juvenile corrections in Washington, DC, and then as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation. Most recently Schiraldi served as Senior Advisor to the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. In Washington and New York, Schiraldi gained a national reputation as a fearless reformer who emphasized the humane and decent treatment of the men, women, and children under his correctional supervision. For Schiraldi, making communities safer and reducing crime necessarily means improving fairness in the system and developing opportunities in the poor communities where the crime problem is most serious.
He pioneered efforts at community-based alternatives to incarceration with the YouthLink initiative in Washington DC, in New York City with the NeON network and the Close to Home program. Schiraldi received a MSW from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University.
President & Director, Vera
Nicholas Turner joined Vera as its fifth president and director in August 2013. Nick previously served at Vera from 1998 to 2007. During his first tenure, he guided the expansion of Vera’s national work, launched and directed Vera’s state sentencing and corrections initiative, and supervised domestic violence projects and the creation of its youth justice program. As vice president and chief program officer, Nick was responsible for the development and launch of the Prosecution and Racial Justice Program and the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons. Prior to re-joining Vera, Nick was a managing director at The Rockefeller Foundation, where he was a member of the foundation’s senior leadership team and a co-leader of its global urban efforts. Earlier in his legal career, Nick was an associate in the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York from 1997 to 1998. He was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jack. B. Weinstein, Senior United States District Judge in Brooklyn from 1996 to 1997. Before attending Yale Law School, he worked with court-involved, homeless, and troubled young people at Sasha Bruce Youthwork, a Washington, DC youth services organization, from 1989 to 1993. In 2015, Nick joined the advisory council of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new, independent nonprofit aiming to eliminate the gaps in opportunity and achievement for boys and young men of color.
He currently serves on the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform and the Advisory Board to New York City’s Children’s Cabinet. Nick has previously served on the boards of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Living Cities, Center for Working Families, and St. Christopher’s Inc.