Eden Kinlock

Eden Kinlock joined FAMM as a Policy Associate in January 2024. In this role she supports the team’s federal and state advocacy campaigns by tracking legislation, monitoring sentencing and prison…

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Bryan Widenhouse

Bryan Widenhouse was given a life without parole sentence when he was 17 years old. During his incarceration he accepted accountability for the harm he caused and chose to serve…

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Celeste Trusty

Celeste is so excited to return to her role as Pennsylvania State Policy Director for FAMM, where she will continue her work with impacted community members, lawmakers, and other stakeholders…

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Dr. Shaneva D. McReynolds

Dr. Shaneva D. McReynolds (PhD) is the Vice President of Contracts Management for a Native Hawaiian-owned enterprise in the Department of Defense industry. She holds a doctoral degree from Walden…

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Maria Goellner

Maria Goellner (“gell-ner”) is a public interest attorney and advocate for equal justice. As FAMM’s Deputy Director of Policy, she works with policymakers, families, the public, and the media on…

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Matthew Charles

Matthew Charles was sentenced to thirty-five years in 1996 for nonviolent drug offenses and is the first beneficiary of the First Step Act signed into law in 2018. Since then,…

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Emily Bloomenthal

Emily Bloomenthal is Director of Research at FAMM. She writes reports, fact sheets, and other materials to support FAMM’s Second Chances Agenda advocacy. She also coordinates the Second Chances Working Group, a…

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