Our Staff


Aarti Kohli

Executive Director

Adria Orr

Senior Program Coordinator, Voting Rights & Census

Ammad Rafiqi

Staff Attorney, Workers' Rights

Angela Chan

Policy Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Reform

Anoop Prasad

Senior Staff Attorney, Immigrant Rights

Arianna Cook-Thajudeen

Staff Attorney, Housing Rights Program

Audee Kochiyama-Holman

Director of Alumni Relations

Cameron Lee

Executive Assistant, Special Projects

Charity Espiritu

Deputy Director of Development

Christopher Chin

Community Advocate, Voting Rights

Deanna Kitamura

Senior Staff Attorney, Voting Rights

Deborah Choi

Equal Justice Works Fellow, National Security and Civil Rights

Eileen Ma

Director of Affiliation Voting Rights Strategy

Faith Lee

AAAJ-CA Sacramento Legislative Director

Fay Li

Director of Finance and Administration

Flora Kuang

Senior Community Advocate, Housing Rights

Glenn Katon

Litigation Director

Hammad Alam

Staff Attorney and Program Manager, National Security and Civil Rights

Irene Hsu

Development Coordinator

Irma Aronce

Grants and Administrative Manager

Jacob Smith Yang

Director of Human Resources and Administration

Jenny Zhao

Senior Staff Attorney

Julia Marks

Staff Attorney and Program Manager, Voting Rights and Census

Justin Javier

Executive Assistant

Karen Kandamby

Voting Rights and Democracy Fellow

Kevin Lo

Staff Attorney, Immigrant Rights

Kora Thao

Legal Administrative Coordinator

Lande Watson

Communications Coordinator

Lily Wang

Deputy Director

Lolita Fernandes

Staff Attorney and Program Manager, Housing Rights

Luqmaan Bokhary

Community Advocate, Workers’ Rights

Melanie Kim

Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Reform

Mohamed Taleb

Community Advocate, National Security and Civil Rights

Monica Ramsy

Litigation Fellow, Immigrant Rights

Nashwah Akhtar

Digital Communications Associate

Niketa Kumar

Communications Director

Ny Nourn

Community Advocate, Immigrant Rights

Palyn Hung

Staff Attorney, Workers' Rights

Paul Ocampo

Development Director

Philip Van

Intake Coordinator

Sallie Z. Lin

Community Advocate, Housing Rights

Sarah Farouq

Community Advocate, NSCR

Sarah Lee

Community Advocate, Criminal Justice Reform

Sietse Goffard

Senior Program Coordinator, Voting Rights

So Young Lee

Staff Attorney, Immigrant Rights

Tiffany L. Hickey

Staff Attorney, Housing Rights Program

Tiffany Panganiban

Operations Manager

Victoria Chan

Senior Community Advocate, Workers' Rights

Wayne Vitale

Senior Grant Writer & Content Specialist

Winifred Kao

Senior Counsel, Impact Litigation & Senior Staff Attorney, Workers' Rights

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