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Marcia Rincon-Gallardo

Executive Director, NOXTIN

Marcia Rincon-Gallardo MSW is Principal of NOXTIN: Equal Justice for All, and Executive Director of the Alianza for Youth Justice. At NOXTIN, she provides training, technical assistance, and consultation nationally with local communities and systems on decolonizing, reclaiming, re-indigenizing with an increase of equity for Chicanx/Latinx and Indigenous youth to decrease and end use of incarceration. At the Alianza, she directs the coalition of national organizations efforts to amplify visibility and advocacy of Latinx in the youth justice reform and abolishment movements. Ms. Rincon-Gallardo has partnered with the CA Endowment, National Girls Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Burns Institute, to implement proven effective strategies to successfully reform to end use of incarceration and the nation’s youth justice systems utilizing healing informed, community and system centered approaches. Ms. Rincon-Gallardo, recognized as a leader and author in the field, co-wrote “Adapting JDAI to Tribal Lands: Lessons Learned” released in 2019, and two other publications to be released in 2020. She presents nationally and implements her Ollin Girls curriculum locally with returning citizens to build the bench of leaders. Ms. Rincon-Gallardo is Chicana, Mexicana, Indigena and is the mother of Tonantzin, Ilhuicamina, and grandmother to Nevaeh.

Marcia joined us for our virtual Roundtable convening “Examining Justice Reform and the Social Contract in the United States: Implications for Justice Policy and Practice.”

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