Sara Hyde is a leading left-wing thinker on women and the criminal justice system. She has worked in prisons for six years and currently works with young women leaving custody. Sara sits on a MoJ board that appoints magistrates and contributes to policy discussions in the sector. Her first career was in theatre and she still occasionally writes and performs with Wonder arts.
She has spent over ten years in North London involved in community activism and is passionate about grassroots change and increased political engagement. She is on the executive committee of the Fabian Women’s Network and is an active member of the Labour Party.
Sara tweets about prisons, justice, arts, feminism and faith here: @SaraKHyde