Connor McCleskey is the Catalyst Fellow at Worth Rises, where he will focus on empowering incarcerated people and pro se litigants to fight back against financial exploitation in the criminal-legal system.

In addition, he will use litigation to expose wrongdoing by private corrections companies and restore wealth to marginalized communities. Connor is a graduate of Oberlin College and Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Executive Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal’s Annual Review of Criminal Procedure and as a Student Attorney in the Criminal Defense & Prisoner Advocacy Clinic.