Director of Criminal Justice
Kevin Reese grew up in Minneapolis Minnesota. He was incarcerated for 14 years. His work as a Prison Justice organizer at Voices For Racial Justice is rooted in his mission to end mass incarceration. He is an 2018 AWP intro Journals project award winner for poetry published in the Hayden Ferry Review. He can be found featured in Emily Baxter’s internationally acclaimed book We Are All Criminals. He has a running column in the Minnesota Spokesmen Recorder. His writing is centered around humanity, organizing, transformative movements, and ancestral visionary poetry.