Alice Kim is an educator, cultural organizer, activist, and writer. She is the Editor of Praxis Center, a new online resource center for scholar activists hosted by the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. A long-time death penalty and prison abolitionist, Alice is a founding member of the Chicago Torture Justice Memorials project, a collective that documents the history of Chicago police torture through the arts and seeks justice for the survivors of police torture.
In her activism, Alice embraces radical imagination, multi-ethnic organizing, and intersectionality. She writes about identity, family, coming of age as a first generation Korean American and issues connected to race and the prison industrial complex. You can read her writing on her blog Dancing the Dialectic.
Alice was previously the Director of The Public Square, a program of the Illinois Humanities Council. She also worked as the Program Director for the Campaign to End the Death Penalty and the Consortium Administrator for the Women's Interagency HIV Study.