Isabel Coronado presents on The Center for Law and Social Policy's “Our Ground, Our Voices” panel to Congress – Next100
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Isabel Coronado presents on The Center for Law and Social Policy’s “Our Ground, Our Voices” panel to Congress

CLASP's “Our Ground, Our Voices: Toward Economic Justice for Young Women of Color” panel had Isabel Coronado present on the barriers children face to seeing their incarcerated parents.

Next100 policy entrepreneur Isabel Coronado presented on The Center for Law and Social Policy’s (CLASP’s) “Our Ground, Our Voices: Toward Economic Justice for Young Women of Color” panel to Congress. The panel sought to inform federal policymakers on the needs of young women of color. Isabel spoke about the barriers children face to seeing their parents who are incarcerated in federal prisons. She said:

“Strength and sisterhood, is what brings young women of color together because of the barriers we face.”

 

Watch a video of highlights from the panel here.

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Portrait of Isabel Coronado. She has straight brown hair, festive earrings, and a red blazer.
Isabel Coronado Criminal Justice

Isabel Coronado is a citizen of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. Her clan is the Wind Clan, and her tribal town affiliation is Thlopthlocco Tribal Town. At Next100, Isabel is focused on creating policy aimed at reducing the generational cycle of incarceration in Native communities, after witnessing the effects firsthand.

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