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Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson is the Founder of Healing Justice, which uses restorative justice and justice reform to address the individual and collective harm caused by wrongful convictions. Jennifer founded Healing Justice based on her experience with a failed criminal justice process that sent an innocent man, Ronald Cotton, to prison and left the true perpetrator free to commit additional crimes. Jennifer and Ronald co-authored a joint memoir, Picking Cotton, which recounts the tragedy that brought them together. Jennifer is a nationally recognized and award-winning advocate for criminal justice reform and restorative justice practitioner.