Washington State History Museum Panel

On Saturday, March 2nd, Omari Amili moderated a panel discussion featuring Shaun Worthy, Christopher Johnston, Tarra Simmons, Kurt Myers, Chris Beasley, and DOC Secretary Stephen Sinclair. The event was titled “Unlocking the Future: Life After Incarceration”, and was part of the Washington State History Museums exhibit featuring historical artifacts from McNeil Island. You can view

February Updates

On February 15th, Omari was hosted by the Pre-Law Society at the University of Washington’s Tacoma campus to present “From Crime to the Classroom: How Education Changes Lives”. On February 22nd, Omari was invited by an organization called Meaningful Movies to share his experiences going from a disadvantaged background and using post-secondary education as a

Omari Amili Presents @ Four Conferences

On September 29th, 2018 Omari Amili presented at the University of Puget Sound’s 4th Quadrennial Race & Pedagogy National Conference. His presentation was titled Transforming Society’s Failure and was part of a session titled “Disrupting the Terms of the School-to-Prison Pipeline”. On October 30th, 2018, Omari was joined by Chanel Rhymes and Maralise Hood Quan

In Search of Role Models Assembly

On November 9th, 2018, Omari Amili visited Bryant Montessori School in Tacoma, Washington where he was a special guest for two assemblies for grades 3-6th. Omari shared with the kids how role models have played a role in his life and facilitated a highly interactive discussion with the kids. The assembly was based on Omari’s

Omari Amili @ WCCW Resource Fair

On November 8th, 2018, Omari Amili visited Washington Corrections Center for Women where he delivered a 30-minute Keynote address at their annual resource fair. Following Omari’s speech, he stuck around and had conversations with the ladies that provided as much inspiration and motivation for him as it did for them. At the resource fair the

Omari Amili Moderates Candidates Forum

On October 16th, 2018, Omari Amili was joined by UW Tacoma Professor Sarah Hampson as moderators for a Pierce County Judicial and Prosecutorial candidates forum. Present at the event were Candidates for Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, Mark Lindquist and Mary Robnett; and Judicial candidates Lizanne Padula, Karl Williams, and John Sheeran. Omari was placed in

FICPFM Conference

From September 13th-15th Omari Amili joined a large group of national leaders in Orlando, Florida for the Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People & Families Movement national conference. The conference provided an opportunity to connect with individuals who are leading criminal justice reform movements across the nation and was a a great source of inspiration and