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Committee Mission

To bring to light the racist system of criminalization marked by over-policing, over-prosecution, and over-incarceration of black and brown people in order to dismantle it and recreate a more equitable system of justice.

Committee Leadership

Cindy Adcock, Chair


Cindy Adcock is a post-conviction lawyer, legal educator, restorative justice advocate, and writer.  She currently serves as co-director of RedressNC, an initiative to unwind extreme sentences through collaboration with community stakeholders. She is a graduate of Duke University School of Law and School of Public Policy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Carson-Newman University.

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