Adrian has a Masters of Social Work in Community Organizing and a B.A. in Political Science, English, and Crime & Justice both from the University of Michigan. After experiencing the incarceration of loved ones in her youth, she devoted her college education to becoming actively engaged in issues related to criminal justice system reform, including prisoner reentry, arts workshops in prisons, clemency campaigns for incarcerated domestic violence survivors, and prisoner advocacy. She moved to Ohio over a decade ago to serve as Ohioans to Stop Executions’ Northern Ohio Organizer for four years.
Adrian has a background working with youth in out-of-school time settings and currently works in higher education connecting college students with civic engagement opportunities at area nonprofits in Cleveland. She is also a part-time Masters of Nonprofit Organizations student at Case Western Reserve University.