Michael “Zaki” Smith is a policy entrepreneur at Next100 and an entrepreneur and activist with more than fifteen years of experience in youth empowerment and social justice. At Next100, Zaki’s work focuses on dismantling the collateral consequences of incarceration.
Zaki Smith Unveils Second #EndPerpetualPunishment Mural in Canarsie, Brooklyn
This piece was originally published by Next100, a startup think tank powered by The Century Foundation and created for—and by—the next generation of policy leaders.
Next100 policy entrepreneur Zaki Smith unveiled the second mural in the #EndPerpetualPunishment campaign in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, on Saturday, September 12. The unveiling, which featured local elected officials and activists, drew a crowd of dozens of community members and received coverage from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Kings County Politics, Spectrum News NY1, and News 12 Brooklyn. Check out the clips from NY1 and News 12 below.
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