Episode 61: Katherine Katcher and Carmen Garcia, Root and Rebound
“Our systems are certainly setting people up to fail,” says Katherine Katcher, Founder and Executive Director of Root and Rebound—an organization working to restore power and resources to the families and communities most harmed by mass incarceration through legal advocacy, public education, policy reform, and litigation.
In this episode, Katherine and Carmen Garcia—Root and Rebound’s Deputy Director of Operations and a formerly incarcerated woman—speak about:
The ways in which racism persists in the criminal justice system
Root and Rebound’s three-pronged approach for making an impact
Common misperceptions people may have about incarcerated people
How legal professionals can get involved
To learn how Root and Rebound uses Clio to do its important work more effectively, read the case study here.