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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE ORDINARY PEOPLE SOCIETY
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PRESIDENT
CONTACT: NANCY LOCKHART, M.J.
T.O.P.S. FOUNDER – REV. KENNETH GLASGOW - APPOINTS SOUTH CAROLINA PRESIDENT
South Carolina ---- Reverend Kenneth Glasgow has appointed Nancy R. Lockhart as state president of The Ordinary People Society better known as T.O.P.S. T.O.P.S. is a nonprofit, faith-based organization located in Dothan, Alabama offering hope, without regard to race sex, creed, color or social status, to individuals and their families suffering the effects of drug addiction, incarceration, homelessness, unemployment, hunger and illness through comprehensive faith-based programs that provide a continuum of unconditional acceptance and care. (http://www.wearetops.org/pages/About_us/about_us.htm)
T.O.P.S. is the first organization in the country to win a Lawsuit in Alabama gaining Voting Rights for the Incarcerated with little to no funding. This major win was accomplished through advocacy and community organizing. The organization also has a strong focus on Criminal Reintegration, Early Intervention, and After School Programs.
Lockhart is a legal analyst residing in the State of South Carolina and is best known for her grassroots organizing strategies in the case of The Scott Sisters. She is responsible for establishing a global grassroots network of supporters for the sisters without funding. (http://www.nancylockhart.com/) In addition, Lockhart has experience as a Community Services Consultant for RainbowPUSH Coalition, Chicago where she served while completing a Master of Jurisprudence at Loyola University Chicago School Of Law.
Rev. Glasgow has a vision for the state of South Carolina which includes major efforts in advancing the safe and successful reentry of individuals from prisons and jails into their communities.
South Carolina State President
T.O.P.S. ~ The Ordinary People Society