Justice-in-Education Scholars

Darryl Epps Jr.

Justice in Education Scholar, Columbia University

Darryl Epps Jr. is a member of the Summer 2017 Justice in Education (JIE) cohort and CornellPrison Education Project (CPEP). Darryl has counseled and worked with at-risk...

Leyla Martinez

President/Founder of the Beyond the Box Initiative

Leyla Martinez is a first-generation student at Columbia’s School of General Studies, where she is a senior majoring in Human Rights. She is also the President/Founder of...

Topeka K. Sam

Soros Justice Fellow, Open Society Foundations

Sam is the founder of the Ladies of Hope Ministries, an organization whose mission is to help disenfranchised and marginalized women and girls transition back into...

Isaac Scott

Arts & Communications Specialist, Justice-in-Education Initiative, Columbia University

Pastor Isaac Scott is a formerly incarcerated artist and activist. As the Program Director for The Confined Arts, he is a leader in promoting justice reform and prison...