Civil Survival project and Voting Rights Restoration Coalition
Civil Survival project and the Voting Rights Restoration Coalition with Kelly Olson today on Hempresent with Vivian McPeak only on Cannabis Radio. Today’s guest on Hempresent is Kelly Olson of the Civil Survival project and the Voting Rights Restoration Coalition. Civil Survival Project advances the rights of the formerly incarcerated through organizing, leadership development, legislative advocacy, and direct legal services. Kelly is the Thurston County Game Changer leader for the Project. She also works full-time at the Washington Student Achievement Council, where she works as a state regulator in post-secondary degree authorization. After leaving prison in 2007, Kelly used education and volunteering in her community to help rebuild her life. Kelly is working with the Voting Rights Restoration Coalition which is a community of people and organizations who are seeking justice for families and neighbors impacted by our criminal justice system, supporting the restoration of voting rights to those formerly incarcerated, in order to support their successful reintegration into our community.
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