Director since 1987 of Incisions/Arts, an organization of writers working with men, women,
and children in prison. 

Panel Member, NYSCA Literature Panel 1997-1998, 1998-1999,

Member, P.E.N.'s Prison Writing Committee.
, with Hettie Jones, of Words over Walls, a P.E.N.-sponsored
guide for writers on how to start a writing workshop in prison. 

Participating Artist with William James Society, California, in California
Prison Writing Programs.  

Instructor and translator  from 1994 through 2007 in creative writing
programs for migrant workers through Geneseo Migrant Center, Geneseo,
New York.

Editor, Estamos Aquí, Here We Are, Migrant Workers' Anthology, 2007,
and Al Compás Del Viento, To the Rhythm of the Wind by poet and migrant
worker, Romulo Bernardo, projected pub. date 2009.