Individuals with felony convictions are restored to civic life regain full citizenshandip rights after the fulfillment of their legal punishment obligation and contribute to the health of society.
The Khnemu Foundation is an organization focused on the removal of barriers that result from collateral sanctions that impact individuals with felony convictions and their families.
The work of the Khnemu Foundation is anchored in criminal justice reform. We work to build mutual accountability between people and elected officials to eliminate the inequities resulting from the criminal justice system.
Our policy and advocacy efforts focus on ending the collateral sanctions that result in civic death.
Civic Death: the loss of all or almost all civil rights by a person due to a conviction for a felony or due to an act by the government of a country that results in the loss of civil rights.
We work to build workforce development programs and entrepreneurial accelerator programs that provide people with skills and opportunities to become economically self-sufficient.
We prioritize efforts to improve both the natural environment and the built environment. Our focus on turning neighborhoods into communities centers safety, affordable and healthy housing, mental and physical wellbeing, and vibrant natural resources.