Oct 3, 2020
Jeff Schoep is the Founder and CEO of Beyond Barriers, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people leave extremist organizations as well as providing support and connections to individuals and communities affected by extremism. Before starting Beyond Barriers, Jeff Schoep lead the largest Neo-Nazi organization in the United States from 1994-2019. After 25 years as the National Leader of the National Socialist Movement, Jeff now uses his past experience and insights to help combat and prevent violent extremism. In addition to founding Beyond Barriers, Jeff is an international extremism consultant, human rights activist and public speaker. Actively working to promote peace building while helping to educate communities, and policy makers. We talk with Jeff about why he initially joined NSM, what helped him de-radicalize and begin to help others.