NORMA CUMPIAN joined the Anti-Recidivism Coalition in March 2016 after nearly five years working in the nonprofit/justice reform sector. In her current role as Life Coach, Norma has firsthand experience of the many challenges of reentry, making her a compassionate and effective guide for young people learning to navigate society following release from prison.
In addition to her role as service provider, Norma is a fierce advocate for incarcerated women and girls. She has traveled to the State Capitol, spoken on panels, and presented in numerous classrooms, in hopes of affecting change for incarcerated women, mothers and girls and a fairer criminal justice system for all.
Presentation topics include:
-intimate partner violence and re-entry
-employment and re-entry