About Us

Our staff is available to assist in any way possible including consultation, referrals for expert services, motions practice and voir dire.  

Marc Bookman
215-732-ACCR (2227)

Prior to becoming the Director of ACCR, Marc Bookman was a public defender for 27 years and worked in the Homicide Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia since its inception in 1993. 

Dana Cook
Deputy Director

Dana has worked as a mitigation specialist for the past 14 years. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.  

Akeem Davis
Community Outreach Coordinator

Akeem arrived in Philadelphia in 2011 and has worked as a theatre artist since.  As Outreach Coordinator, Akeem is responsible for fostering community partnerships to advance public education about Pennsylvania's death penalty.  Akeem holds his bachelor's degree from Florida State University.