Ali Knight is the President and CEO at Fresh Lifelines for Youth, a San Francisco Bay Area- based organization that supports at-risk and justice system-involved youth to remain crime-free and safe in their communities while becoming catalysts for systems change.
Ali has 20 years of public service as a champion for change and a crusader for justice reforms. Earlier experiences include senior leadership roles at the Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and at the Vera Institute of Justice in NYC. Ali also taught courses in criminal and juvenile justice at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at NYU.
Ali has a Masters of Public Administration from NYU, and a Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Ali and his wife Van live in the city of Alameda with their daughter, Iris, and son, Robin Maxwell.