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David Onek

Co-host, City Visions

David Onek is a long-time criminal justice reformer who currently serves as Executive Director of the Northern California Innocence Project at Santa Clara University Law School. David previously served as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Police Commission and as Deputy Director of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's Office of Criminal Justice, and was a candidate for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. He was also the Founding Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice at UC Berkeley Law School (now part of the Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy). David created and hosted the Criminal Justice Conversations Podcast, a co-production of UC Berkeley Law School and the UC Berkeley School of Journalism. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Brown University. David joined City Visions as Co-Host in May 2013.