Alexander Schneider is a Senior Manager on the Justice Lab’s Youth Justice Initiatives (YJI) team, which is focused on ending the punitive youth prison model and accelerating investment in those communities that have been hardest hit by youth incarceration. Alexander works on strategic communications and producing events, publications, and other materials to further YJI’s mission. Previously, he managed an environmentally focused workforce development program at Sustainable South Bronx and The HOPE Program and also coordinated an adult education program for people with justice involvement at The Fortune Society. From 2011 to 2021, he volunteered with the People's Education Initiative, providing educational classes at the women's jail on Rikers Island. Alexander has a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from The New School, and a BA from the University of Toronto.