Repeal California’s Three Strikes Law Coalition/Smart Justice CA
Zakiya Prince is a graduate of California State University, Northridge and has worked as an educator and social worker for the last several years. She has been a fierce advocate for her husband, who was sentenced to 35 years to life under California’s Three Strikes law, and for many others who are directly impacted by the carceral system. As a system impacted person herself, she has dedicated her life to disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline, fighting to end mass incarceration and empowering people who have been oppressed to fight for the freedoms of us all. She is currently working with the Repeal California’s Three Strikes Law Coalition and is working to build a coalition of grassroots organizations and community stakeholders to repeal the Three Strikes law with a ballot initiative in 2022.