Bob Libal

Executive Director of Grassroots Leadership

Bob Libal is Executive Director of Grassroots Leadership, a national organization based in Austin that works to reduce reliance on incarceration and end the undue influence of prison profiteers on our nation's criminal justice and immigration system. He has worked for more than a decade on issues of prison privatization, immigration detention, and criminal justice reform. Bob is interviewed regularly on issues related to prison privatization, immigration detention, immigration enforcement policies, and the business of prisons. He has been interviewed for the New York Times, the Guardian, NPR, Business Week, the Washington Post, and numerous other local, state, and national media outlets.