Elliot Hosman, J.D., is a legal expert, community organizer, and artist deeply committed to honoring lived experiences and creating spaces for healing. Elliot brings a wealth of creative and technical skills to ACT as we step into a chapter of organizational growth to broaden and deepen the impact of the urgent work of healing for our LGBTQ2S+ and ally family members inside. Elliot has led and supported efforts that provide critical support to transgender and gender-nonconforming people navigating CDCR prisons. Additionally, they have given systems impacted people urgent and personalized support on resentencing, clemency, and reentry, expanded opportunities to participate in art therapy, and created new publishing opportunities in partnership with incarcerated people and their communities on the outside and in the nonprofit sector. Elliot’s recent initiatives include Care Not Cages: A People’s Guide to Healing, as well as organizing attorneys, community advocates, incarcerated people, and other stakeholders in navigating Penal Code section 1172.1 Resentencing, including drafting two editions of a comprehensive Back to Court Resentencing Guide. Elliot also brings to ALIGHT Justice their extensive experience in coalition building, multimedia publishing, event planning, editing educational and research materials, resource management, nonprofit administration, and communications campaigns.