Second Chance Initiative
Daniel joined the Justice Center as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in 2011. He advocates on behalf of individuals, families, and communities isolated from opportunities to prosper by the collateral consequences of criminal records. Daniel previously served as an Autry Fellow at MDC, Inc., and supervising attorney of Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Second Chance Employment and Housing Project. Having benefitted from his parents’ strength and dedication to moving beyond their youthful transgressions, Daniel proudly serves as vice-chair of Our Children’s Place, a nonprofit agency committed to the well-being of the 30,000 children in North Carolina with an incarcerated parent.
Daniel is a native of Alamance County, N.C. He is a graduate of Duke University and the New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar.