George Walters-Sleyon is a singer/songwriter, poet and author. He is passionate about music, academic and social justice. George’ singing repertoire includes: African American Spirituals, Contemporary gospel, Rhythm and Blues, and Social justice. He is a worship leaders with research work on “Holistic Worship and Congregation Revitalization.”
George is a recording artist with two gospel albums: Who is He and Hold On You Will Survive. One of the songs from his latest albums: God’s Been Good to Me was nominated Gospel Single of the Year in 2004. He is presently working on a single.
Academically, George is a PhD candidate at New College University of Edinburgh in Scotland/UK but lives in Boston with his wife and two kids. His research interests include mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, punishment, death in prison, poverty and the penalization of the poor. George is the founder of The Center for Church and Prison, Inc.-A resource and research center working towards community revitalization through criminal justice reform and strategic intervention in the high rates of recidivism.