Research conducted for and by exonerated individuals, this survey aims to understand coping mechanisms and needs among people who were wrongfully incarcerated.  

In partnership with Exonerated Nation, our research team includes exonerees Gloria Killian and Zavion Johnson and faculty from the Touro University California Public Health Program.

Meet our team!

Our organizations are committed to the belief that exonerees have every right to pursue their dreams, feel safe, reunite with their families, and heal.  We are committed to highlighting the public health impacts of incarceration and providing evidence to support policy recommendations that establish a framework to safeguard access to mental health services and support for exonerees.

Click here to take the survey.

Print, post, and distribute a survey flyer

Survey participants will receive a $50.00 Amazon gift card.  The survey can be completed online or by phone.

Or please email  You will be contacted by our team with instructions on how to complete the survey.  Please pass this information on to other California exonerees who may also want to participate.


All information gathered in this study will be kept confidential and used only for the purpose of evaluating the health, quality of life, and support needs of California exonerees.