Hasan Davis, Commissioner
A. Hasan Davis is the founder of Empowerment Solutions, which offers training and resources to correctional facilities, community organizations, schools and non-profit groups nationwide in areas relating to youth, race, cultural dynamics and arts education.
Previously, he served as Director of Cultural Arts Outreach for Bluegrass Community and Technical College, and was Co-Manager for the Rockefeller Foundation’s Next Generation Leadership Program. He is a former director for the National Conference for Communities and Justice’s Camp Anytown, and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s Youth Violence Prevention Project.
In addition, Davis serves as chair of the Kentucky Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, a position he’s held for 10 years, and has been vice chair of the Federal Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee for three years. He’s also a board member of the National Coalition for Juvenile Justice, and the Council for the Education of At-Risk and Delinquent Youth.
A 1992 graduate of Berea College, he also holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law.