Dr. Christi Griffin
Christi Griffin is a retired attorney and founder and president of the award winning non-profit organization, The Ethics Project, which addresses the impact of crime, incarcerations and injustice on children, families and the community. Dr. Griffin has served on various non-profit, civic, educational and religious boards and is the recipient of numerous awards, including having twice received the President’s Call to Service Award and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Award. A former adjunct professor at St. Louis University who taught Criminal Law and Procedure, Dr. Griffin has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of Missouri St. Louis, the University of Missouri Kansas City and Washington University. She is a columnist and author of 21 Days to Joy: A Daily Devotional to Finding Joy and Incarcerations in Black and White: The Subjugation of Black America. She frequently serves as a panelist, plenary and keynote speaker. She is the proud mother of three and grandmother of five.