Ronald Simpson-Bey

Alumni Associate, JustLeadershipUSA

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Ronald D. Simpson-Bey is the Alumni Associate for JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA) and a 2015 Leading with Conviction Fellow with JLUSA. He serves on the steering team of the Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration (MI-CEMI), a former Program Associate with American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and Research Assistant at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Ronald served 27-years in the Michigan prison system as an engaged, thoughtful, and creative leader, founding many enrichment programs rooted in transformation, redemption, and self-accountability. Ronald was a paralegal and jailhouse lawyer who got his conviction reversed by the courts and subsequently released from prison. Watch and listen to Ronald talk about his work.