First-generation Afghan American, humanitarian, author, motivational speaker, life coach, and former financial services professional. A former refugee, he was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, but has spent over half of his life in the west, residing in the Bay Area, CA.
The Self-Sufficient Global Citizen: A Guide for Responsible Families and Communities.
Immigrant Success Planning: A Family Resource Guide
Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story
With deep passion and pride in his heritage and journey, Atta wrote his first memoir “Lost Decency” (The Untold Afghan Story), winner of the First Year Benjamin Franklin Book Award.
He is also the Co-Director for The Global Kindness Revolution.
For more information visit Attamoves.com.
President & Founder of the advocacy group Women Who Never Give Up.
Commission on ReEntry Service, For Women (NJRC), Prison Committee Chair
NJ Department of Corrections Ombudsman Advisory Board Member
For the past 21 years Gale has worked tirelessly advocating and lobbying for changes in our criminal justice and prison system.
Once married to a man who died in prison, Gale has countless years of experience working with both grass roots and grass top organizations throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Among her areas of expertise are sentencing reform, prison health care, treatment of prisoners, parole issues, family reunification, housing and support for families.
For more information visit Women Who Never Give Up.
President & Founder
Women Who Never Give Up, Inc
100 W. Camden Ave
Moorestown NJ 08057
Commission on ReEntry Service
For Women (NJRC)
Prison Committee Chair
NJ Department Of Corrections Ombudsman Advisory Board Member
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IN MEMORIUM: Dr. Henrik Eger (1941-2021)
Bilingual writer, author of articles, books, interviews, poems, reviews, stories, and dramas.
Born and raised in Germany. Ph.D. in English, University of Illinois, Chicago (Dissertation: Writer Perception, Writer Projection: The Influence of Personality, Ideology, and Gender on Letters of Recommendation).
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize mail translator (German to English, at MLK's office, Southern Christian Leadership Conference--headquarter of the American civil rights movement--Atlanta, GA, May 1965).
For more information visit Drama Around the Globe.
- Media Fellowship House
- Human Right Coalition, Philadelphia HRC for the Union of Prisoners' Families
The Movement (Magazine)
- Art for Justice, Ann Marie Kirk
- Lifers Inc. + Right to Redemption (R2R)
1200 Mokychic Dr.
Collegeville, PA 19426
Twitter: Right to Redemption
- Coalition To Abolish Death by Incarceration (CADBI)