Who is Shanita Hubbard?

Shanita Hubbard is a passionate social justice advocate, writer, consultant, and speaker. Her passion for social justice stems from a personal understanding of how families of color are disproportionally impacted by mass incarceration. This passion has been translated into action in the form of a justice-centered career and education. After receiving a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University, Shanita created a diverse career reflective of her life passions. From working as a therapist for youth on probation, operating job readiness programs for formerly incarcerated adults, directing youth alternative-to-incarceration programs, grant writing, and now an Adjunct Professor, Journalist, and Speaker, Shanita continues to find creative ways to combat social injustice. Her commitment to social justice is displayed via writing. Her writing is featured in The New York Times,  The Huffington Post,  The collector’s edition of #BlackTravel: The Anthology,   ESSENCE,  Fusion,    The Root, Griots RepublicPitchfork, and a host of other publications.

Shanita Hubbard is represented by LoTurco literary agency and the author of the upcoming book Miseducation: A Women’s Guide to Hip-Hop. Release date 8/2022 with Hachette Publishing