Meet Our Staff

Portrait photograph of Jacinda
Development Manager

Jacinda Abcarian

Portrait photograph of Mae Ackerman-Brimberg
Senior Attorney

Mae Ackerman-Brimberg

Portrait photograph of Brenda Star
Directing Attorney

Brenda Star Adams

Portrait photograph of Crystal Adams
Senior Attorney

Crystal Adams

Portrait photograph of Melissa Adamson
Attorney

Melissa Adamson

Deputy Director, Information Technology

Ki Allen

Portrait photograph of Jasmine Amons
Senior Program and Policy Manager

Jasmine Amons

Portrait photograph of Kayla Antes
Interim Associate Program Manager

Kayla Antes

Portrait photograph of Reymundo Juan Armendariz
Senior Community Policy Associate

Reymundo Juan Armendariz

Julee Aros Thornton
Education Liaison II

Julee Aros-Thronton

Portrait of Shelbby Bambrick
Program Manager

Shelbby Bambrick

Portrait photograph of Jasmine Barber
Education Liaison

Jasmine Barber

Roya Bauman
Human Resources Specialist

Roya Bauman

Portrait photograph of Shakti Belway
Deputy Director

Shakti Belway

Portrait photograph of Hannah Benton Eidsath
Directing Attorney

Hannah Benton Eidsath

Portrait photograph of Taima Beyah
Human Resources Partner

Taima Beyah

Portrait photograph of Shane Carr
Senior Education Liaison

Shane Carr

Portrait photograph of Rosa Chiguila
Senior Administrative Associate

Rosa Chiguila

Portrait photograph of Mulia Clark
Bookkeeper

Mulia Clark

Portrait photograph of Maria Contreras
Senior Program Associate

María Contreras

Portrait photograph of Diane de Gramont
Attorney

Diane de Gramont

Rose Deblas
Program Manager

Rose Deblas

Portrait photograph of Neha Desai
Attorney, Senior Director

Neha Desai

Portrait photograph of Ashley Dickerson
Interim Program Manager

Ashely Dickerson

Portrait photograph of Valeria Esparza
Education Liaison

Valeria Esparza

Michelle Francois, Senior Director, Compassionate Education Systems
Senior Director, Compassionate Education Systems

Michelle François

Portrait photograph of Erin French
Attorney

Erin French

Portrait photograph of Crystal Garcia
Program and Technology Manager

Crystal Garcia

Portrait photograph of Yvette Gomez
Senior Education Liaison

Yvette Gomez

Portrait photograph of Victoria Gonzales
Education Liaison II

Victoria Gonzales

Portrait photograph of Dafna Gozani
Senior Policy Attorney

Dafna Gozani

Portrait photograph of Rebecca Gudeman
Attorney, Senior Director

Rebecca Gudeman

Portrait photograph of Patty Guinto
Director, Marketing, Communications and Brand

Patty Guinto

Portrait photograph of Alejandra Gutierrez
Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow

Alejandra Gutierrez

Portrait photograph of Frankie Guzman
Attorney, Senior Director

Frankie Guzman

Portrait photograph of Jesse Hahnel
Executive Director

Jesse Hahnel

Portrait photograph of Jennifer Harris
Education Liaison II

Jennifer Harris

Portrait photograph of Michael Harris
Attorney, Senior Director

Michael Harris

Portrait photograph of Ashley Hart
Human Resources Representative

Ashley Hart

Portrait photograph of Christal Heard
Education Liaison

Christal Heard

Portrait photograph of Jennie Hedges
Senior Program Manager

Jennie Hedges

Portrait photograph of Joy Hernandez
Senior Program Manager

Joy Hernandez

Portrait photograph of Em Holcomb
Fiza Quraishi Fellow

Em Holcomb

Portrait photograph of Stephanie Horwitz
Equal Justice Works Fellow

Stephanie Horwitz

Portrait photograph of Willis Jacobson
Media Relations Manager

Willis Jacobson

Portrait photograph of Karla James
Deputy Director of Finance and Operations

Karla James

Portrait photograph of Taylor Jones
Equal Justice Works Fellow

Taylor Jones

Portrait photograph of Poonam Juneja
Directing Attorney

Poonam Juneja

Portrait photograph of Justin Lam
Berkeley Law Public Interest Fellow

Justin Lam

Portrait photograph of Darya Larizadeh
Senior Policy Attorney

Darya Larizadeh

Portrait photograph of Hong Le
Senior Attorney

Hong Le

Portrait photograph of Marie Lim-Moreno
Development Manager

Marie Lim-Moreno

Portrait photograph of Kendra Lizardo
Senior Program Associate

Kendra Lizardo

Portrait photograph of Jacki Lusher
Education Liaison II

Jacki Lusher

Portrait photograph of Rebecca Magnuson
Paralegal

Rebecca Magnuson

Senior Program Associate

Jessica Merino

Portrait photograph of Allyson Miller
Senior Program Associate

Allyson Miller

Nina Monfredo
Attorney

Nina Monfredo

Portrait photograph of Jessica Montoya
Education Liaison II

Jessica Montoya

Portrait photograph of Soraya Morales Nuñez
Paralegal

Soraya Morales Nuñez

Portrait photograph of Josh Nomkin
Berkeley Law Public Interest Fellow

Josh Nomkin

Margaret Olmos
Director, Compassionate Education Systems California

Margaret Olmos

Portrait photograph of Seth Packrone
Senior Attorney

Seth Packrone

Portrait photograph of Dana Paycao
Senior Policy Associate

Dana Paycao

Portrait photograph of Miranda Perry
External Relations Manager

Miranda Perry

Portrait photograph of Izzy Phan
Development Coordinator

Izzy Phan

Portrait photograph of Freya Pitts
Senior Attorney

Freya Pitts

Portrait photograph of Sandra Preciado
Education Liaison II

Sandra Preciado

Portrait photograph of Kimberly Quiros-Elias
Program Associate

Kimberly Quiros-Elias

Portrait photograph of Haley Reimbold
Development Director

Haley Reimbold

Portrait photograph of Joanne Rodriguez
Senior Education Liaison

Joanne Rodriguez

Miriam Rollin
Attorney, Director, Education Civil Rights Alliance

Miriam A. Rollin

Portrait photograph of Janette Saldana
Education Liaison II

Janette Saldana

Legal Fellow

Luke Sándor

Portrait photograph of Dan Senter
Deputy Director & Counsel

Daniel Senter

Campaign Coordinator

Miranda Sheffield

Portrait photograph of Brenda Shum
Senior Directing Attorney

Brenda Shum

Senior Program Associate

Niarah Stansberry

Portrait photograph of Jean Strout
Senior Attorney

Jean Strout

Portrait photograph of Jason Sutton
Senior Controller

Jason Sutton

Atasi Uppal
Senior Policy Attorney

Atasi Uppal

Portrait photograph of Jessica Valadez
Equal Justice Works Fellow

Jessica Valadez

Portrait photograph of Rachel Velcoff Hults
Director, Mental Health

Rachel Velcoff Hults

Portrait photograph of Kate Walker Brown
Attorney, Senior Director

Kate Walker Brown

Portrait photograph of Dana Walters Flores
Colorado Campaign Coordinator

Dana Walters Flores

Portrait photograph of Carly Wasserman
Equal Justice Works Fellow

Carly Wasserman

Portrait photograph of Natasha Wilkins
Educator Engagement Coordinator

Natasha Wilkins

Photograph of Mishan Wroe
Senior Attorney

Mishan Wroe