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Keeda Haynes
State Campaign Strategist

Keeda Haynes supports state and local advocates advancing sentencing reforms and challenging collateral consequences, with a focus on state campaigns to restore voting rights to all justice-involved people.

Haynes is an experienced criminal defense attorney and formerly incarcerated advocate. Prior to joining The Sentencing Project, she was a Senior Legal Advisor at Free Hearts, a criminal justice reform organization based in Nashville. In 2020, Haynes ran for Congress for the 5th district in Tennessee and received 40% of the vote against an entrenched incumbent. She received her law degree from Nashville School of Law.

Written By Keeda Haynes
September 01, 2021

September is National Voting Rights Month: Join our Movement to #FreetheVote!

Keeda Haynes
In honor of National Voting Rights Month, The Sentencing Project is hosting a webinar, virtual move screenings, and a fundraiser to help us dramatically expand our voting rights research and advocacy.