Dr. Grace Gámez

Arizona

Dr. Grace Gámezis a Program Coordinator at American Friends Service Committee- Arizona where she runs Reframing Justice, a multi-media storytelling project with incarcerated/formerly incarcerated/convicted people and their loved ones. Grace uses multi-media storytelling, theater, inside/outside coalition building, and community outreach to position directly impacted people to challenge and shift the narrative around what justice requires in the state of Arizona from models rooted in punishment towards ones that embrace radical community-making and healing.

She is a member and organizer of the North Star Collective, a published author, and public speaker. She holds a Ph.D. in Justice Studies from Arizona State University, and a Master of Science degree in Mexican American Studies & Public Health from the University of Arizona.