Episode 21

The Prison Post #21 Leadership & DEI with Christina Lee, CEO & Co-Founder of Paradigm 360

Published on: 10th February, 2021

CROP Organization's Podcast, The Prison Post, is kicking off a new series covering the spaces CROP Organization is working in to reimagine reentry: Leadership, Workforce Development, Tech Equity, Housing, Fair Chance Talent and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We will be having conversations with leaders in these various spaces who will share their stories as well as how their organization and ours is adding value to people.

Our first guest in this series is our friend, Christina Lee. Christina Lee is a native of Oakland California, currently she resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and five children. Christina served as a District Director for Junior Achievement of the Bay Area in San Francisco, CA. She was directly responsible for assisting the company in its 3.5 million dollar fundraising goal each year through corporate and individual giving, she managed a District Advisory Board of C- level executives and was directly responsible for full operation of school to career programs for 42,000 students in the Oakland Unified School district. These efforts allowed her to obtain a wealth of knowledge in the area of non-profit and business management. She later left Corporate America and developed, Nehemiah Training and Consulting, a company that specializes in leadership and development training in the corporate and nonprofit arena. In addition to her duties at Nehemiah Training she also serves as Director of training and facilitation at New Beginnings Church, President and co- founder of Paradigm 360o coach training LLC and holds the position of Chaplain for the mother’s of NFL players through the Professional Football Players Mothers Association. Lastly, Christina is a highly sought after motivational speaker, corporate and non- profit trainer, certified executive leadership coach and coach trainer who has made many radio and television appearances and is passionate about helping people discover and fulfill their goals and dreams.

Learn more about Christina and Paradigm 360's at https://paradigm360consulting.com/ You can learn more about CROP Organization at https://croporganization.org/ where we are reimagining reentry by restoring lives and healing communities. #CreatingRestorativeOpportunitiesandPrograms #CROPOrganization #ThePrisonPos #ThePrisonPostPodcast #WorkingTogethertoRestoreLives #ProximateLeadership #TheFourPillarsofSuccessfulReentry

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The Prison Post
Transforming Lives and Healing Communities by Reimagining Reentry
The Prison Post is a podcast interviewing leaders in the criminal justice reform, restorative justice, and social justice movements. In addition, we share the transformational stories of the currently and formerly incarcerated and highlight what CROP Organization is doing by reimagining reentry for returning citizens.
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Richard Mireles

With a Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management from California Coast University, Richard is a dynamic public speaker and expert communicator with Advanced Leadership and Communication certifications with the world recognized Toastmasters International. Having spent over 21 years inside of CDCR, Richard made abundant contributions as a cofounder of the Inside Solutions think-tank and lead intern for the CROP Organization’s programs offered within institutions. An inspiring leader and powerful orator with over 35 transformational coaching seminars and workshops, Richard possesses the uncanny ability to capture a room's attention while conveying impactful messages to any audience. He has an advanced certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug counselor (receiving a certificate of recognition from the California State Senate for his contributions to the recovery community) and was the only known incarcerated person to earn the status of associate trainer for John Maxwell’s EQUIP Leadership and its Million Leader Mandate.