Katie Dixon Fair Chance
Katie Dixon recently completed a year-long Policy Fellowship with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, an organization that organizes individuals, families and communities impacted by the U.S. carceral system, advocates for the release of incarcerated people, and fights to restore human and civil rights for all Formerly Incarcerated People (FIP). Katie is also a Policy Outreach Leader, for Just Cities / Dellums Institute for Social Justice. Since graduating from Delancey Street Foundations’ Life-Learning Academy (a two year program for FIP), in 2014, Katie has been active in supporting communities through the Bay Area. Katie is a proud alumni of the Young Women’s Freedom Center, where system impacted girls are transformed into leaders; she continues to work closely with the San Francisco Adult Probation Department, Reentry Division, which focuses on job placement for people on SF probation. Katie is a member of ALL OF US OR NONE (AOUON), the driving force behind the nations’ Ban the Box movement (AOUON is a national movement led by FIP, founded back in 2003). Katie is also a member of the League of Women Voters Oakland Chapter, which has a Reentry component.