Sept. 17, 2019

Rahim Buford — Change Fear-Based Stereotypes By Becoming A Voice For Transformative Justice

Rahim Buford — Change Fear-Based Stereotypes By Becoming A Voice For Transformative Justice

<p>Arrested for murder at the age of 18, <a href="https://www.unheardvoicesoutreach.org/our-founder">Rahim Buford</a> spent 26 years in a variety of prisons in the state of Tennessee. While he was incarcerated, he completed course work for Lipscomb University, Ohio University, and Vanderbilt Divinity School, he co-founded the Schools for Alternative Learning and Transformation, and he self-published his own book, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Save-Your-Own-Life-Choosing/dp/0615965393/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=rahim+buford&amp;qid=1568672914&amp;s=gateway&amp;sr=8-1">Save Your Own Life</a>.</p>
<p>When he got out, he became a decarceration advocate, he founded the Unheard Voices Outreach, and he became the <a href="https://nashvillebailfund.org">Nashville Community Bail Fund</a> Manager. Rahim gives a damn!&nbsp;</p>
<p>Follow Rahim on <a href="https://mobile.twitter.com/Rahimbuford">Twitter</a> and keep up with the work he's doing at <a href="https://www.unheardvoicesoutreach.org">Unheard Voices Outreach</a>.&nbsp;</p>
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Arrested for murder at the age of 18, Rahim Buford spent 26 years in a variety of prisons in the state of Tennessee. While he was incarcerated, he completed course work for Lipscomb University, Ohio University, and Vanderbilt Divinity School, he co-founded the Schools for Alternative Learning and Transformation, and he self-published his own book, Save Your Own Life.

When he got out, he became a decarceration advocate, he founded the Unheard Voices Outreach, and he became the Nashville Community Bail Fund Manager. Rahim gives a damn! 

Follow Rahim on Twitter and keep up with the work he's doing at Unheard Voices Outreach

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