Listen as Justin Wheeler, Funraise CEO and Co-founder, uncovers the secret to sustained action from Christina Swarns, Innocence Project ED and badass advocacy lawyer.
If you're a nonprofit executive wondering...
...then hearing how Innocence Project has done it for 30 years will provide you with the motivation to keep working yourself out of a job.
It's estimated that 2% of the prison population—hundreds of thousands of people—are anticipated or expected to be wrongfully convicted in the United States. If you're interested in helping exonerate innocent people, get involved with the Innocence Project today.
Christina Swarns is the Executive Director of the Innocence Project. Before arguing—and winning—Buck v. Davis in the United States Supreme Court, Christina served as a litigator and leader in some of America's most established and respected and organizations. Christina was the only Black woman to argue in the 2016 Supreme Court Term and is one of the few Black women to have argued before the nation's highest court.
As a social entrepreneur, Justin helped start two successful nonprofits, both of which became multi-million dollar organizations. He brings over 10 years of experience from the nonprofit sector and was an early team member of Invisible Children, which raised over $50M in the first 8 years of operation.