Divine Lipscomb

Divine Lipscomb talked with WPSU about how his own experience turned him into an advocate for better supporting those reentering society.
Courtesy of Annemarie Mountz

Divine Lipscomb is a formerly incarcerated student studying rehabilitation and human services at Penn State. He also works as a special projects coordinator for the Restorative Justice Initiative in the College of Education, where he creates dialogue around the intersection of race, institutional barriers and trauma associated with incarceration. He’s the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Adult Student Award and Stand Up Award from the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State.