September 27-29, 2023 | Pittsburgh, PA
2023 Summit Dates Announced!
September 27-29, 2023
Activist, Guiding Rage Into Power (GRIP)
Fateen Jackson, was incarcerated for 23 years. Fateen went through the GRIP program at San Quentin in 2013. After he graduated, he went on to facilitate nine more groups. He gave a TEDx talk at San Quentin in 2016 called the Apologetic Salute, dedicated to people who have suffered violence at the hands of another person. Fateen was released in 2019 after former Governor Jerry Brown commuted his sentence. He now works for GRIP facilitating groups at Avenal State Prison, supports staff in the GRIP office and does work on media and public engagement.