Board Members

Ms. DeAnna Hoskins

DeAnna Hoskins is the President and CEO of JustLeadershipUSA, which is dedicated to cutting the correctional population in half and empowers people most affected by incarceration to drive policy reform.  Ms. Hoskins is a nationally recognized leader and dynamic public speaker, who has been committed to the movement for justice, working alongside people impacted by incarceration for nearly two decades.  She was formerly the Senior Policy Advisor over Corrections and Reentry with the Department of Justice, where she oversaw the Second Chance Act portfolio of grants, the National Reentry Resource Center and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment programs.  Ms. Hoskins holds a masters’ degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the College of Mt. St. Joseph.  She is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, and is also certified as an Offender Workforce Development Specialist.  Ms. Hoskins has experienced the reentry system from all perspectives, as she is herself a previously incarcerated individual who has successfully transitioned back into the community, ultimately receiving a pardon from Governor Ted Strickland.