Bob Libal is Executive Director of Grassroots Leadership. He has worked for more than a decade on issues of prison privatization, immigration detention, and criminal justice reform. Bob is author or co-author of numerous reports and articles for Grassroots Leadership, including Operation Streamline: Costs and Consequences and The Dirty Thirty: Nothing to Celebrate About 30 Years of Corrections Corporation of America. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, NPR, Business Week, The Huffington Post, and numerous other local, state, and national media outlets. In 2017, Bob was named one of 15 people changing the nonprofit world by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Last year, he was named one of 200 people embodying the spirit of Frederick Douglass by The Guardian newspaper.