Joyce Cook

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Joyce Cook...

Joyce is a Families Organizer[1]with Books Not Bars at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.

Before becoming paid staff, Cook worked as a Families for Books Not Bars member, getting other parents who have incarcerated family members involved in the campaign to reform the notorious California Youth Authority. She is an anchor for other working families in the Richmond community where she lives. She utilizes her experience as a community activist and care provider in her work organizing families to fight for justice in the juvenile system.