Headshot Mia Legaspi-Cavin

Program Officer

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    Mia Legaspi-Cavin is a Program Officer with the Johnson Family Foundation. In this role, Mia supports the justice portfolio and will implement JFF’s fellowship program which will launch in 2023. Mia has deep experience in leading systems change in collaboration with those most impacted. In previous roles, she strengthened youthadult partnerships and implemented healing practices in traditionally toxic environments. Mia is a strong believer that communities closest to the problems have the solutions to change them.

    From 2019 to 2022, Mia worked on the Vera Institute of Justice’s Restoring Promise Initiative, where she helped shape the technical assistance strategy and partnered with incarcerated people and corrections staff to improve prison conditions and culture. Prior to working at Vera, Mia spent nearly five years with the Osborne Association as a program manager for the young adult mentoring programs. During her tenure at Osborne, she focused on building an empowerment model through leadership development, added an employment component to programming and organized citywide peer leadership opportunities for young adults. She teaches a class at the John Jay School of Criminal Justice.

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