Jeanne Geraci has served as the Benedict Center’s Executive Director since August 2011. Founded in 1974, the Benedict Center is an interfaith, nonprofit criminal justice agency working with victims, offenders and the community to achieve a system of justice that is fair and treats everyone with dignity and respect.
Programs include Women’s Harm Reduction (community alternative to incarceration), Sisters (street outreach), and Justice Advocacy. All services promote a public health, trauma informed approach to helping justice-involved women.
Jeanne Geraci has worked for more than 18 years in the nonprofit sector with a focus on advocacy and community organizing. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and economics.