Founding Member profile
Edwin E. Chavez
Edwin E. Chavez says, “My purpose is to bring healing and compassion to all those who have not yet explored their childhood traumas.” Chavez is a bilingual facilitator and the Spanish Director for Humans of San Quentin. He chairs the Spanish Journalism Guild for San Quentin News and is a member of the newspaper’s Editorial Board. He is also a member of the San Quentin News video production team. Chavez is a facilitator for No More Tears, an alternative to violence program. He is one of the incarcerated mentors that provides correspondence classes to fellow prisoners, called AIDA (Awareness into Domestic Abuse). Chavez has been incarcerated for 28 years.