Rosann Simeroth

Fundraising and Development

Brief info

Rosann Simeroth believes in the healing power of writing, creativity, and compassion. She taught writing and literature at Scripps College for over 12 years and led creative writing workshops at the California Institution for Men in Chino. While earning her Ph.D. in literature from the Claremont Graduate University, she created a poetry series for the dA Center, a community arts nonprofit in Pomona, CA, where she began her grant writing career.

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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.

Rosann Simeroth