National Center for Youth Law

Staff

2019 NCYL Staff

 


Jacinda Abcarian
Development Manager

Alice Abrokwa
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Crystal Adams
Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Melissa Adamson
Attorney, Immigration & Legal Advocacy

Mae Ackerman-Brimberg
Attorney, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Ki Allen
IT Manager

Jasmine Amons
Senior Program and Policy Associate, Youth Justice

Kayla Antes
Senior Education Liaison, Compassionate Systems: California

Reymundo Juan Armendariz
Community Policy Associate, Youth Justice

Julee Aros-Thornton
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Janelle Atienza
Education Liaison, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Shelbby Bambrick
Education Liaison, FosterEd California, Antelope Valley

Jasmine Barber
Education Liaison, FosterEd California, Antelope Valley

Matthew Bedrick
Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow

Anna Belkin
Fiza Quraishi Fellow, Child Welfare

Shakti Belway
Deputy Director

Taima Beyah
Human Resources Partner

Hannah Benton
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy & Juvenile Justice

Shane Carr
Senior Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona, Yavapai County

Mulia Clark
Bookkeeper

Kawena Cole
Program Manager, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Maria Contreras
Program Associate, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Alejandra Davila
Education Liaison, Santa Clara County

Diane de Gramont
Meselson-Liman Legal Fellow

Rose Deblas
Program Manager, FosterEd: Arizona

Neha Desai
Attorney, Director, Immigration

Ashely Dickerson
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Michelle Francois
Senior Director, Compassionate Systems

Erin French
Legal Fellow

Seth Galanter
Attorney, Senior Director, Legal Advocacy

Nandi Gamboa
Administrative Associate

Crystal Garcia
Compassionate Systems Program Coordinator

Victoria Gonzales
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Dafna Gozani
Policy Attorney, Youth Justice Initiative

Rebecca Gudeman de Ortiz
Attorney, Senior Director, Health

Patty Guinto
Director, Marketing, Communications and Brand

Frankie Guzman
Attorney, Director, Youth Justice Initiative

Jesse Hahnel
Attorney, Executive Director

Jennifer Harris
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Michael Harris
Attorney, Senior Director, Legal Advocacy & Juvenile Justice

Christal Heard
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Jennie Hedges
Program Manager, FosterEd: Arizona

Joy Hernandez
Program Manager, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Stephanie Horwitz
Equal Justice Works Fellow, Juvenile Justice

Karla James
Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Taylor Jones
Equal Justice Works Fellow, Legal Advocacy

Poonam Juneja
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy & Child Welfare

Darya Larizadeh
Senior Policy Attorney, Youth Justice Initiative

Lesli LeGras
Director, Los Angeles Foster Youth Reproductive Access Project

Marie Lim
Development Manager

Kendra Lizardo
Program Associate, Los Angeles Foster Youth Reproductive Access Project

Jacklyn (Jacki) Lusher
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona, Pima County

Rebecca Magnuson
Paralegal, Legal Advocacy

Marcos Martinez
Senior Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Monterey County

Jessica Maxwell
Deputy Director, FosterEd: California

Allyson Miller
Program Associate, Immigration

Jessica Montoya
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Miguel Morales
Human Resource Representative

Soraya Morales Nuñez
Litigation Assistant, Legal Advocacy

Allison Newcombe
Attorney, Associate Director, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Margaret Olmos
Director, FosterEd: California

Kimia Pakdaman
Senior Program Associate, Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth

Miranda Perry
External Relations Coordinator

Izzy Phan
Development Associate

Freya Pitts
Senior Attorney, Legal Advocacy

Sandra Preciado
Education Liaison, FosterEd: Arizona

Haley Reimbold
Development Director

Felicitas Reyes
Program Associate, Los Angeles Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth

Joanne Rodriguez
Education Liaison, FosterEd: California, Antelope Valley

Miriam A. Rollin
Attorney, Director, Education Civil Rights Alliance

Janette Saldana
Education Liaison, JusticeEd, Santa Clara County

Daniel Senter
Deputy Director & Counsel, Compassionate Systems

Brenda Shum
Senior Directing Attorney

Jean Strout
Attorney, Child Welfare & Legal Advocacy

Jason Sutton
Business Manager

Atasi Uppal
Senior Policy Attorney, Juvenile Justice and Education

Jessica Valadez
Equal Justice Works Fellow, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Rachel Velcoff Hults
Equity and Access Attorney, Health

Kate Walker Brown
Attorney, Director, Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative

Leecia Welch
Senior Director, Legal Advocacy & Child Welfare

Mishan Wroe
Senior Attorney, Immigration & Legal Advocacy