LaTonya Tate Alabama Justice Initiative
LaTonya Tate is a 2018 Soros Justice Fellow and the Founder and Executive Director of the Alabama Justice Initiative based in Birmingham, Alabama. Her fellowship is dedicated to integrating effective community-based practices, including Participatory Defense, into Alabama’s probation and parole practices. Tate is a retired Probation and Parole Officer formerly with the Florida Department of Corrections, where she worked for nearly a decade. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice Administration and Security from the University of Phoenix.