Founder and Director, Common Justice, Vera Institute of Justice
Danielle Sered is founder and director of Common Justice, a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice that offers an alternative to incarceration and a victim-service program for serious and violent felonies. She previously served as deputy director of Vera’s Adolescent Reentry Initiative and led youth programs at the Harlem Community Justice Center. Sered sits on the advisory council of the New York State Office of Victims Services, Diversity Advisory Committee to the federal Office for Victims of Crime, New York State Governor’s Council on Reentry and Community Reintegration, and advisory board to the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. She was a Rhodes scholar.