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The Relationship Foundation

Building resilient communities through relationship education. We envision a nationwide movement that establishes relationship education as a core component of the learning process, creating a climate of empathic human connection. We introduce this communication skill set to help schools and organizations thrive and flourish, where students (and adults) feel safe and the school to prison pipeline can diminish.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabiliatation (CDCR)

The CDCR's mission is to facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

Social Profit Corrections

Social Profit Corrections (SPC) is the country’s first and only secure nonprofit full-service corrections corporation. Our business model is a new concept in managing secure correctional and re-entry facilities. All net revenues from federal and state contracts will be reinvested in resident safety, programming, education, healthcare and staff development - no shareholders or red tape.

PACEs Connection (positive and adverse childhood experiences)

Supporting communities to accelerate the use of PACEs science…to solve our most intractable problems. We are the human and digital catalyst that unites the people, organizations, systems and communities in the worldwide PACEs movement. We are its main information exchange and resource. And we are a support for hundreds of local, state and national ACEs initiatives.

ACEs Aware

The ACEs Aware initiative is a first-in-the nation effort to screen patients for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to help improve and save lives. Initially led by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) as part of Governor Gavin Newsom’s California For All initiative, ACEs Aware strives to create a better world for children, families, and communities by working together across the health, human services, education, and non-profit sectors to prevent and address the impact of ACEs and toxic stress.

Community Justice Center Fresno, California

A paragraph about our partnership/affiliation with this Community Justice Center seeks to advance community safety, shared responsibility, and healing through evidence-based programming, research, and community-wide training..

Community Justice Center Nebraska

The Community Justice Center is a Restorative Justice agency committed to habilitating justice in Nebraska. Their work heals victims, communities, and offenders through the transformative process of restorative justice.

Science and Nonduality (SAND)

Science And Nonduality (SAND) is a community inspired by timeless wisdom, informed by cutting-edge science, and grounded in direct experience. We come together to explore the big questions of life while celebrating the mystery of being. SAND is a place for an open-hearted, authentic connection with people who are drawn together to explore what it means to be a human being, standing at the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts.


The CROP Organization is a transformational organization dedicated to reforming California’s criminal justice landscape through innovative and holistic approaches to reentry that reduce recidivism among people returning from California state prisons. The organization envisions a society that invests in people over punishment.

Inside Circle

Inside Circle empowers system impacted people to lead change from within by providing opportunities for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people to heal and serve both themselves and others. We exist to reduce recidivism and all forms of violence – physical, emotional, and psychological – in our prisons and communities.

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Fritzi Horstman

Founder and Executive Director


Fritzi Horstman is the Founder and Executive Director of Compassion Prison Project. She is a Grammy-award winning producer for her work on “The Defiant Ones”, has been a producer and post-producer on dozens of television projects and documentaries and has directed several films. She believes it is urgent to bring humanity and compassion to those living behind bars and these acts will help transform our society. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Vassar College.

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