Christy Lockheart

Christy Lockheart is 1 of 1,000. At 17 years old, Christy was condemned to die in prison. After serving 32 years in Iowa, Christy is one of the 1,000 individuals sentenced to juvenile life without parole who are now FREE! Within the past few years, Christy has started her own business as an interior painter, gaining most customers from reference, and relishing being known as a painter rather than a criminal. She cherishes her moments and experiences as a member of the Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network (ICAN) and Heart 2 Heart, CFSY’s support group and journaling course which she says have helped her gain the approval to move forward with her new life. Christy recently moved to a new apartment with a lake and is building her credit history to someday purchase a house. She enjoys spending time with her fiance John and their puppy Cally as they share their days on long walks. Learn more about how you can support those who have come home: