Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

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Nia Kaudo

Project Coordinator

Nia, a recent Penn graduate, is actively engaged in research, service, and community efforts to raise public awareness of mass incarceration and help those who have been affected by it. She is a member of the pre-law chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International and an inaugural executive board member of Beyond Arrests: Re-Thinking Systematic Oppression (BARS), the first student-run organization at UPenn that concentrates on mass incarceration. Since graduating from Penn in May 2018, she has worked as a Capacity Building Coordinator at the Philadelphia Reentry Coalition. Nia coordinates the Ortner Center’s From Cell to Home project seeking the release of women lifers.