Kelly Harvey, True Grit Honoree

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Kelly Harvey is co-founder of Justice4SD33, a coalition organized to support families impacted by gang laws.The coalition was started in 2015 in response to the application of Penal Code 182.5, which was used to arrest community members in Southeast San Diego based on presumed association with and benefit from gang crimes. She successfully advocated for her sons and other community members to be freed from jail and reunited with their families. She is a powerful and nurturing leader who has helped bring forth a deeper understanding of the systems that impact her community.