Sharlyn Grace smiling wearing round glasses and red blouse against an off-white backdrop

Sharlyn Grace


969 E. 60th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Areas of Expertise
Criminal Justice Policy
Race, Ethnicity, and Culture
Creating New Anchors: An Introduction to Prison Industrial Complex Abolition

This seminar will introduce and discuss prison abolition as both a long-term vision and a practical organizing strategy. We will explore the ways in which the criminal...

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  • 62100 Creating New Anchors, An Introduction to Prison Industrial Complex Abolition

Job experience

  • Founding member and Executive Director at Chicago Community Bond Fund
  • Regional Organizer at the National Bail Fund Network
  • Senior Criminal Justice Policy Analyst and Staff Attorney at Chicago Appleseed Center for Fair Courts
  • Program Coordinator at the Restorative Justice Project at the UIC John Marshall Law School
  • Adjunct Professor at DePaul University College of Law
  • Juvenile Expungement Help Desk VISTA Attorney at Legal Aid Chicago

Fields of Special Interest

  • Abolition
  • Racial justice
  • Criminal justice policy