Bobby is a social justice change agent and entrepreneur dedicated to improving the lives and economic standing of marginalized communities. His passion for positive change is fueled by his personal life experiences. As a system-impacted individual with over 30 years within the criminal justice system, he’s devoted himself to alleviating social injustices and changing the narrative for the formerly incarcerated.
He’s worked in San Francisco’s workforce development, specializing in helping reentry and homeless individuals find employment, secure housing, and increase their educational attainment. He’s a co-chair on the Legislation, Policy, and Practices subcommittee of San Francisco’s Reentry Council and sits on the Strategy Leadership Advisory Team of Excell Network, an organization dedicated to helping the formerly incarcerated change their lives through higher education. He volunteers with numerous organizations including Defy Ventures, Back on My Feet, and has coached students in creating a prosecutorial reform tool at Stanford’s Extreme D.School. Bobby also co-chairs the Criminal Justice & Prison Reform committee of the San Francisco Black & Jewish Unity Coalition.