Advisory Board Member
Dawn Harrington is the Executive Director of Free Hearts and also the Director of Special Projects for the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Recording Industry Management and Public Relations from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Information Technology from Bethel University. During her incarceration, Dawn was disturbed by the impact of incarceration on families, especially moms and kids, and was inspired to make a difference upon her release. Today, Harrington is Director of Special Projects of National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, a Just Leadership USA fellow, and advisory board member for Nashville Defenders and Unheard Voices Outreach, and Executive Director of Free Hearts that was created to reunite families and keep families together by providing support, education, and advocacy, organizing families impacted by incarceration.