Leader, Legal Aid Advocate (California Statewide, Northern California)

Dorsey Nunn is Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC).

Dorsey Nunn is Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) and has over 35 years experience working on prison related issues. He is the Co-Founder of All of Us or None, a project of LSPC started by formerly incarcerated people in 2003. He has been in the forefront of many social justice organizations from their beginnings, including Critical Resistance and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. He has received numerous awards including the “Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition” by Nancy Pelosi and the “Senate Certificate of Recognition by Senator Jackie Speier. He is also a recipient of the Fannie Lou Hamer Award from the African-American studies department at UC Berkeley. Dorsey was sentenced to life in the California Department of Corrections when he was 19 years old. He paroled in 1981 and discharged from parole in 1984.

Dorsey Nunn

Links: Bio | (Current as of: October 1, 2015)



Ending the Racial Caste System Through Reentry Reform

Dorsey Nunn, Meredith Desautels
Huffington Post
September 29, 2015
California legal aid leaders identify reformation of the treatment of formerly incarcerated individuals as necessary to end discrimination and recidivism.


From Protest to Policy: Transforming a Grassroots Anti-Discrimination Movement into State Law

Dec 11, 2017
This webinar will trace the history of this movement and recount how that history enhanced the legislative effort this year. It will go behind the scenes to describe the challenges in getting a bill passed in Sacramento.
MCLE: 1 hour

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