Fernando Murillo

Executive Board Member, ARCH Network

Fernando Murillo is a Berkeley native and worked in the only licensed hospice in the state of California prison system for 5 years. Fernando received training for end-of-life palliative care from USC and UC Davis for Hospice care in a correctional setting. Fernando has facilitated numerous criminal justice classes at San Francisco’s Urban High School to educate the youth about the imperative need to redefine how we see humanity from the community to carceral settings. Fernando has been a contributor to The Aging Research in Correctional Health Care network, including his participation in panel discussions. During Fernando’s 24 years of incarceration, he committed himself to improving the overall quality of life in the correctional setting for everyone present, staff and incarcerated people alike.