Sam Epstein currently serves as the Director of People Systems & Management at Root & Rebound, a nonprofit dedicated to providing legal aid, advocacy and direct services to systems-impacted individuals navigating reentry. Prior to joining Root & Rebound, she worked at KIPP Bay Area Schools as the Associate Director of College & Career Success. Sam has been integrally involved in support programs at San Quentin and continues to volunteer inside. Sam received her bachelor’s degree in English and Afro-American/African Studies from the University of Michigan. She lives in the East Bay with her growing family and is an MBA candidate at Mills College.