Lenore Anderson

A former punk drummer turned prosecutor, Lenore Anderson is the founder and president of the Alliance for Safety and Justice. She is a former chief of policy at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, former director of public safety for the Oakland mayor, and the recipient of a James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award and a Frank Carrington Crime Victim Attorney Award. The author of In Their Names (The New Press), she lives in Oakland, California.

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Literary Hub

Read an excerpt from In Their Names in Literary Hub.

The Conversation

Listen to an interview with Lenore Anderson about In Their Names on TYT’s The Conversation.

Publishers Weekly

Read a review of Lenore Anderson's In Their Names in Publishers Weekly.

Books by Lenore Anderson

In Their Names
The Untold Story of Victims’ Rights, Mass Incarceration, and the Future of Public Safety

Lenore Anderson