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  • Name: Louis L. Reed

    Job Title: Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships

    Company Name: REFORM Alliance

    Bio: Reed is Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships for the REFORM Alliance. He brings to the REFORM Alliance years of experience in government, criminal justice expertise, policy advocacy, public health, and personal impact, serving nearly 14 years in federal prison and several years on supervision. Louis is a board-certified addictions counselor and licensed alcohol & addictions practitioner. Prior to joining REFORM, Louis was the Director of National Organizing & Partnerships for Dream Corps JUSTICE (formerly #cut50), where he grew the nation’s largest bi-partisan grassroots advocacy and organizing coalition through the Empathy Network.

    Bio 2: Previously, Reed served as Connecticut Policy Strategist for the Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice, where he worked on successful state legislation to improve the treatment of incarcerated women and transgender people. Reed also ran his own addiction and mental health practice, directed the Mayor's Office for Reentry Affairs in Bridgeport, CT, and worked to pass Connecticut legislation reforming pretrial practices and expanding access to licenses for people living with criminal records.