ATTORNEY MIANGEL CODY
MIANGEL C. CODY
federal lawyer • anti-carceral policy strategist • constitutional law expert
MiAngel Cody picks locks to human cages. As The Decarceration Collective's lead counsel, she is nationally recognized for her dedicated defense of men and women sentenced to die in federal prison. She has defended hundreds of people in federal court and won freedom for 19 prisoners serving life sentences for drug offenses, including 6 successful presidential clemencies.
Lead Counsel & Executive Director
The Decarceration Collective

1325 S. Wabash St., Ste 305 Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 858-8330

ATTORNEY MIANGEL CODY
MiAngel Cody picks locks to human cages. As The Decarceration Collective's lead counsel, she is nationally recognized for her dedicated defense of men and women sentenced to die in federal prison. She has defended hundreds of people in federal court and won freedom for 19 prisoners serving life sentences for drug offenses, including 6 successful presidential clemencies.
BELLA BAHHS
BELLA BAHHS
raptivist • organizer • anti-carceral expert • millennial commentator on power, race, gender & sexuality
Bella BAHHS (Black Ancestors Here Healing Society) is a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow. Bella knows firsthand how prison affects families. Both of her parents were once in prison, leaving her in her grandmother’s care. Bella founded Sister Survivor, a group designed to support young black women organizing to mitigate the impact of the criminal justice system on their lives.
Architect of Community Construction
The Decarceration Collective

1325 S. Wabash St., Suite 305 Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 858-8330

BELLA BAHHS
Bella BAHHS (Black Ancestors Here Healing Society) is a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow. Bella knows firsthand how prison affects families. Both of her parents were once in prison, leaving her in her grandmother’s care. Bella founded Sister Survivor, a group designed to support young black women organizing to mitigate the impact of the criminal justice system on their lives.
AUTUMN DAWKINS, C.P.A.
AUTUMN DAWKINS, C.P.A.
certified public accountant • certified internal auditor • director of client financial literacy
Autumn Dawkins is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor who believes “financial literacy is critical to ending the cycle of economic incarceration.” Autumn has over 16 years of experience in public accounting and corporate internal auditing. Autumn offers financial literacy counseling and support to TDC’s clients who are recently released from prison.
Director of Financial Literacy
The Decarceration Collective

1325 S. Wabash St., Suite 305 Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 858-8330

AUTUMN DAWKINS, C.P.A.
Autumn Dawkins is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor who believes “financial literacy is critical to ending the cycle of economic incarceration.” Autumn has over 16 years of experience in public accounting and corporate internal auditing. Autumn offers financial literacy counseling and support to TDC’s clients who are recently released from prison.
DR. BRETTJET CODY
DR. BRETTJET CODY
licensed clinical psychologist • nationally certified school psychologist • expert in carceral trauma, cultural mistrust in education
“The school-to-prison pipeline is a form of psychological oppression and abuse,” according to clinical psychologist Dr. Brettjet Cody. Dr. Cody has lectured globally on how cross-factor oppressions – such as racism, Islamophobia and economic destabilization – affect child and adolescent mental health and academic outcomes.
Deconstructor of the School-to-Prison Pipeline
The Decarceration Collective

1325 S. Wabash St., Suite 305 Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 858-8330

DR. BRETTJET CODY
“The school-to-prison pipeline is a form of psychological oppression and abuse,” according to clinical psychologist Dr. Brettjet Cody. Dr. Cody has lectured globally on how cross-factor oppressions – such as racism, Islamophobia and economic destabilization – affect child and adolescent mental health and academic outcomes.