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Leadership & Staff

Meet Our Staff

Our talented staff — which includes a number of experts directly impacted by these issues — is a diverse group hailing from many states, countries, and professional backgrounds. What unites us is our shared commitment to improving lives and making America a stronger, safer place.

Sam Aguilar

Georgia State Director

Ama Akoto

Press Assistant

Jasmin Aviña

Project Manager

Jenny Barin

Director of Projects & Systems, Immigration

Laura Bennett

State Policy Manager, Criminal Justice Reform

Ali Blake

Social Media Associate

Peter Boogaard

Communications Director

Mariam Bouricius

Data & Analytics Director

Sam Cervantes

Research Associate

Derek Chin

Research Associate

Daniela Chomba

D.C. Office Manager, People & Operations Associate

Pamela Chomba

Director of State Immigration Campaigns

Chris Coger

Head of Technology

Cammie Croft

Chief Community Officer; Managing Director, S.F. HQ

Mark Delich

Director of Federal Policy & Government Relations

Leezia Dhalla

Press Manager

Olivia Elder

Associate, Families and Incarceration, Criminal Justice Reform

Adina Ellis Cato

Deputy Communications Director

Mary Erickson

People & Operations Manager

Juan Escalante

Digital Campaigns Manager, Immigration

Luis Espino

Technology Associate

Mai Fawaz

Social Media Manager

Martin Froger Silva

Multimedia Producer

Alida Garcia

Vice President, Advocacy

Zaira Garcia

Texas State Director

Chris Golden

Digital Advertising & Rapid Response Director

Shanna Gong

Oklahoma State Director, Criminal Justice Reform

Susie Haslett

Policy Training Director

Karely Hernandez

Regional Communications Associate

Rodney Holcombe

Senior Associate, New York Criminal Justice Reform

Ted Hutchinson

Florida State Director

Rob Jesmer

Campaign Manager

Francisco Juarez

Information Systems Associate

Alesha Judkins

Mississippi State Director, Criminal Justice Reform

Rena Karefa-Johnson

NY State Director, Criminal Justice Reform

Kaytia King

Deputy Director, ISWI Initiative - Partnerships

Amy LaThanh

Chief of Staff, Community Department

Emily Levett

State Policy Manager, Criminal Justice Reform

Doug Lewis

Policy Associate, Criminal Justice Reform

Champo Mapulanga

Accounting Manager

Jen Martin

Director, I Stand With Immigrants Initiative

Leslie Arely Martinez

Product Manager

Jack Mejía-Cuéllar

S.F. Office Manager, Executive Assistant

Carlton Miller

Senior Associate for Strategic Partnerships

Marissa Molina

Colorado State Immigration Manager

Ivette Morataya

Informed Immigrant Outreach Director

Andrew Moriarty

Deputy Director of Federal Policy

Hemly Ordonez

Director of Digital Campaigns

Tyler Patton

Project Manager

Maria Praeli

Government Relations Manager

Ali Procopio

University Program Director

Surin Ramkissoon

Chief Operating Officer

Jaime Rangel

Georgia Immigration Associate

Giancarla Rojas-Mendoza

Fellowship Program Manager & Executive Assistant to VP of Advocacy

Felicity Rose

Research and Policy Director, Criminal Justice Reform

Alexis Sacasas

Special Assistant to the President & Project Coordinator

Todd Schulte


Nezly Silva

Research Manager

Eddie Taveras

New York State Immigration Manager

Drew Toal

Senior Writer

Keenan Toohey

Director of Content Planning & Delivery

Zoë Towns

Senior Criminal Justice Reform Director

Niyah White

Policy Associate, Criminal Justice Reform

Chell Zeng

Senior Graphic Designer

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