Antonio Gutierrez, pronouns they/them, is leading the 2024 national convening planning on behalf of The Sentencing Project. Antonio is an anti-displacement community organizer who has lived in Chicago for over 20 years. They are one of the co-founders and current Strategic Coordinator for Organized Communities Against Deportations (OCAD). As a community organizer and non-profit consultant they have organized direct actions, community forums, national convenings, and understands the importance of organizing and developing directly impacted individuals to achieve social justice. Gutierrez has 10 years of non-profit administration & development experience, a degree in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and is also a co-founder and organizer of the Albany Park Defense Network, La Guayabita Autonoma Community Garden and the Autonomous Tenants Union.