A.B. Candidate in African American Studies and Government
Ciana Smiley is a senior in Cabot House concentrating in African American Studies and Government with a focus field in juvenile justice. Ciana is a prison abolitionist whose thesis research focuses on divestment from police in Alameda County, CA and reinvestment into the Oakland Unified School District. On campus Ciana is a member of the Harvard Organization for Prison Education and Advocacy (HOPE) where she tutors youth at the Judge John J. Connelly Youth Center.