Her ultimate motivation: to help those who need it most. “Everyone is entitled to a future. And these men coming out of prison don’t have a lot of help on their side,” she says. She’s also motivated to ensure that the children of ex-offenders can have better lives, a role model to look up to instead of an absent parent.
“I wake up every morning,” she says, “and feel if I didn’t help someone that day, then it wasn’t a successful day.”
It’s sort of the mass causality nature…that calls us to action in a way that other things may not.