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Ronald Simpson Bey
Executive Vice President, JustLeadershipUSA

Ronald D. Simpson-Bey is a national leader in the movement to decarcerate America, currently working as the Executive Vice President for JustLeadershipUSA. (JLUSA) He is also an LPI Trained Leadership Coach and is prominently featured in the book, Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration. Ronald is a contributing author to the book, Smart Decarceration: Achieving Criminal Justice Transformation in the 21st Century. Serves as the Vice-Chair for the ABA Criminal Justice Section Victims Committee and is a Special Advisor for the ABA Criminal Justice Section council; Board member for the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA); Board member of the Michigan Center for Youth Justice (MCYJ); Founder of the Michigan based Nation Outside organization. He is an engaged, thoughtful, and creative leader, founding many enrichment programs rooted in transformation, redemption, and self-accountability. Ronald attended Eastern Michigan University, Mott Community College, and Jackson Community College. Twitter @BeySimpson, ronald@jlusa.org.

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