Founder and Executive Director, Noxtin: Equal Justice For All
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
At NOXTIN, Marcia provides training, technical assistance, and consultation nationally with local communities and systems on racial and ethnic equity of Chicanx/Latinx and Indigenous youth to decrease and end use of incarceration. At the Alianza, she directs the coalition of national organizations efforts to amplify visibility and advocacy of Latinx in the youth justice reform and abolishment movements. Ms. Rincon-Gallardo has partnered with the CA Endowment, National Girls Initiative, Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Burns Institute, to implement proven effective strategies to successfully reform the nation’s youth justice systems utilizing healing informed, community and system centered approaches.
Ms. Rincon-Gallardo, recognized as a leader in the field, has written two national publications to be released in 2019, presents nationally and implements her Ollin Girls curriculum locally with returning citizens to build the bench of leaders. Ms. Rincon-Gallardo is Chicana, Mexicana, Indigenous and is the mother of Tonantzin, Ilhuicamina and grandmother to Nevaeh.