Melissa Cedillo is a graduate student at Harvard Divinity school studying religion, ethics, and politics through a public policy lens. This summer she'll be working with Faith in Public Life as a Florida Organizing Fellow focusing on faith-based Latinx voting initiatives.
 

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Reimagining Prison Ministry: From Visitation to Decarceration

by Melissa Cedillo 05-21-2020

When I began my time at Harvard Divinity School, I considered using my degree towards becoming a prison chaplain. But the more I learned about the exploitation of incarcerated people, their families, and their communities, I realized the pursuit of this ministry must be done in a way that does not reinforce the prison-industrial complex