Darwin Hamilton serves as co-chair of the Board of Directors with Grassroots Leadership. He’s an alumni of Leadership Austin’s Essential Class of 2018 and JustLeadership USA 2018 cohorts. He serves on the executive committee of the Austin/Travis County Re-entry Roundtable and its partner organization, the Reentry Advocacy Project (RAP). His personal mission is to change criminal justice policies and practices and reduce the stigma of formerly incarcerated people. He does this through his own example, and through his strategic, inspiring, and powerful story-telling. Darwin recently self-published his memoir 25 Years Later: A Sentence from Crime to Redemption, Resilience, Advocacy and Leadership.