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Ifetayo Harvey
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AGE:  24
HERITAGE:  Jamaica
CATEGORY:   Community Leadership
PROFESSION/ORGANIZATION:  Communications Associate/Drug Policy Alliance

Ifetayo Harvey or affectionately called 'Ife' embodies courage and resilience! Her father was deported to Jamaica for a non-violent drug crime when she was a child and has made it her mission to end the global war on drugs.

Ife is a graduate of Smith College and can attest to struggles of children of incarcerated parents: the shame, the stigma and the taboo associated with incarceration and deportation are issues that our society must address. Ife is doing just that by sharing her story!