Quality Assurance & Data Manager
A life-long advocate for disenfranchised and marginalized members of our society, Crystal Carpenter has served as an advocate for criminal justice reform for over twenty years. During that time, Ms. Carpenter has been vested in engaging with family members of individuals serving extreme sentences for crimes committed as youth as well as incarcerated individuals themselves. For the past four years, Ms. Carpenter has worked alongside the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth, doing advocacy work in national legislative efforts to eliminate juvenile life without parole and other extreme sentences for youth. In her community, Ms. Carpenter serves as President of her local civic association, as well as a Board Member of the Prince George’s County Civic Federation, an organization tasked with working with civic associations throughout Prince George’s County. Ms. Carpenter also serves as chair of the Prince George’s County NAACP, Criminal Justice Committee, where she leads the advocacy for smarter, results-based criminal justice policies to keep our communities safe, including treatment for addiction and mental health problems, judicial discretion in sentencing, and an end to racial disparities at all levels of the system.
Contact Crystal: CCarpenter@voaches.org