Eldra Jackson III

Co-Executive Director, Inside Circle

A writer and sought after public speaker on the topics of at-risk youth advocacy, effective criminal justice rehabilitation and turning around toxic masculinity, Eldra Jackson is the Co-Executive Director of Inside Circle - the non-profit training organization he credits with saving his life. He was an inmate at New Folsom Prison when he found Inside Circle and began the inner journey that eventually led to his release in 2014 and his current leadership role. A living example of successful rehabilitation and re-entry, Eldra has dedicated his free time on the outside to serving at-risk youth, acting as a facilitator, trainer, and mentor for organizations like Youth Empowerment and Goals Association, Shoulder to Shoulder, and the Alternatives to Violence Project.

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