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Richie Reseda    

Formerly Incarcerated Producer & Abolitionist

Freed from prison in 2018, Richie Reseda is an abolitionist-feminist, producer and organizer. He founded Question Culture, the social-impact record label who coexecutive produced the Defund The Sheriff Album in 2020 featuring Vic Mensa, Lauren Juaregui and more; Success Stories, the transformational feminist program for incarcerated men chronicled in the CNN documentary "The Feminist on Cell Block Y;" and cofounded Initiate Justice, which organizes people directly impacted by incarceration to change laws to end it. He works closely with Black Lives Matter, Inspire Justice and more, to transform narratives and upend systems of oppression.

Speech Topics


The History of Mass incarceration, abolition & what it means for us today

Abolition in Pop Culture

Applying Abolition at work

Addressing patriarchy and toxic masculinity in generative, transformative, healing ways

Applying Abolition to our daily lives

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