Allisa Findley is the president of the Botham Jean Foundation, which was established in October 2018 after her 26-year-old brother, Botham Shem Jean was killed by a police officer in his apartment in Dallas, Texas. Since then, Allisa has been on a mission to keeping her brother’s name alive and making the vision of the foundation a reality and staying true to its mission - promoting Christian intervention for social change.
Ms. Findley has been an active participant in the health insurance industry for 15 years, and holds a Master’s degree in Healthcare Management and a license in Life, Accident and Health insurance. Since her brother’s murder, Allisa’s passion has shifted from healthcare to justice for police brutality victims and police reform. Botham once stated, “We are not alone as a community of believers, and I am comforted when I know I am not the only one doing something” – a statement that Allisa and her team at the foundation strives to live by every day.
Allisa Findley lives in New York with her 3 sons who collectively serve as her inspiration and constant reminder to persist in the fight for change.
Sister of Atatiana Jefferson
Ashley Carr, a Dallas native and the oldest sister of Atatiana Jefferson, is a Special Revenue Budget Analyst at Houston ISD, where she assists with the development of the annual budgets for federal grants, develops guidance for budget allowances for schools and departments, implements spending controls to reduce budgetary deficits, and process the formation of budget development worksheets and position reconciliations in systems applications.
Ashley Carr received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Texas Southern University. After being a secondary math educator for 5 year, Ashley Carr pursued and obtained her Master of Science in Finance from University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas while continuing to educated high school students in urban communities. Ashley Carr’s passion for has obtained her CTSBS TASBO certification in 2019, graduate of the TASBO Emerging Leader 2019 Cohort, and is currently preparing to obtain the education finance certification from Georgetown University among other distinctions in the field. Ashley Carr helps the educational industry to consider budgeting funds appropriately to ensure every student has equitable amounts of education and resources.
Ashley Carr is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. For her leisure, Ashley is a co-founder of “The Atatiana Project”, a non-profit whose mission is to create a livable environment between the police and the urban community.
Sister of Shantel Davis
Natasha Duncan is the eldest sister of the dearly missed Shantel Davis. Shantel was killed by an NYPD detective on June, 14th 2012. Her untimely death spurred Natasha into becoming a dedicated and fierce activist.
Searching for a way to prevent this from happening again in her community, Natasha focused on positively impacting young people’s lives through education and activism. Working in the education profession helped Natasha solidify her belief that young people are key in carrying on the fight for a fair and just world.
Natasha holds an annual basketball tournament in her sister’s honor, Hoops for Justice, where young people can spend the day playing basketball and engaging with multiple progressive organizations. At the tournament, teenagers and young adults are given the opportunity to learn essential information that may potentially save their lives.
Throughout the year, Natasha participates in many speaking events, mentors young people, and advocates for policy changes with other women whose lives have been impacted by police murder. Natasha’s mission is to keep Shantel’s memory alive by fighting for justice and beyond.
Social Activist/Crisis Strategist
K.C. spent over two decades working as an executive in mainstream media. This combined with a decade of leadership skills garnered during her time in the USAF, she became a household name running strategy for some of the nations' most infamous social , women and civil rights cases.
She is noted as the only female founder of the American Black Cross, the founder of The Lady General Foundation whose mission is to Create the Next Generation of Female Leaders, a member of the National Association of Black Journalist, Women in Media, a member of the National Council of Negro Women, One Billion Rising, and The Golden Circle.
She served as the Second VP of the NAACP- Dallas where she overseeing the political action, legal redress, communications and health committees. In addition, she served as a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women where she chaired The Civil Rights and Citizens training committees.
K.C. has spent the last 4 years running a successful international media and crisis communication firm where she serves as media trainer and business strategist to a number of professional NBA and NFL athletes. A strong and empowered woman, K.C. honorably completed a tour to Northern Iraq in support of Operation Iraq and Enduring Freedom where she was highly decorated.
An orator and scholar, she is currently seeking graduate credentials at Harvard University in strategic management while holding degrees in Journalism, Emergency Management, Non-profit Management, film, broadcasting, real estate and criminal justice.
Sister of Atatiana Jefferson
Amber Carr is Atatiana Jefferson's sister. Amber is the mother of Zion and Zayden. She is a licensed cosmetologist since 2010, and has been the owner and operator of Nailed by Amber K. Amber Carr is also a certified medical assistant in the state of Texas. Amber has survived two major heart operations since 2016. She also co-founder on the Atatiana Project foundation. She’s committed to bringing awareness to police brutality and driving the community.
Sister of Terence Crutcher
Dr. Tiffany Crutcher was abruptly thrust into the national spotlight following the death of her twin brother, Terence Crutcher, who was shot by a police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, while
holding his hands in the air. The murder of her brother compelled Tiffany to speak out against police brutality, particularly the killing of unarmed black men. She has chosen to turn her personal tragedy into an opportunity to bridge fear, mistrust, and help transform a justice system that has long perpetuated injustice. She has remained committed to organizing coalitions and task forces throughout the country that promote the interests of Black communities. Dr. Crutcher is the Founder of the Terence Crutcher Foundation. The foundation’s primary focus is to secure police oversight and accountability nationwide, to provide life skills to disenfranchised Black men, provide scholarships to African-Americans (male & female) bettering their life through education, and to promote non-violence initiatives throughout communities of color.