Social Workers and Coordinating Staff

Social Workers


Beth Tsoulos
Senior Social Worker - Children's Rights

Mara Ziegler
Senior Social Worker - Children's Rights

Bernadette Gholami
Social Worker - Children's Rights

Judy Verduzco
Social Worker - Children's Rights


Coordinating Staff

Yesenia Acosta
Finance Associate - Administration

Martha Becerra
Receptionist - Administration

Pamela Beckwith
Human Resources Manager - Administration

Peggie Bennett
Senior Paralegal - Homelessness Prevention

Alma Bonifacio
Administrative Assistant - Early Care and Education

Cecilia Bonilla
Administrative Assistant - Immigrants' Rights  

Maria Cabadas
Senior Paralegal - Consumer Rights & Economic Justice

Aida Palma Carpio
Researcher - Opportunity Under Law 

Carlo Castro
Senior Placement Coordinator - Community Development

Jessica Castro
Adoption Intake/Guardianship Clinic Coordinator - Children's Rights

Jackie Chidiac
Senior Paralegal - Consumer Rights & Economic Justice

Teresa Cruz
Senior Paralegal - Immigrants' Rights

Camille de la Vega
Communications Specialist - 

Leslie Diaz
Administrative Assistant -
 Homelessness Prevention

Erin Farrell
Special Events Coordinator - Development 

Jessica Gomez
Administrative Assistant/Paralegal -
Opportunity Under Law

Dario Grossmann
Staff Accountant - Administration

Javier Hernandez
UC Project Coordinator - Immigrants' Rights  

Cheyanne Picone-Ishizuka
Associate Director - Development

De'Lois Jacobs
Administrative Assistant - Development

William Lacker
Organizer - 
Opportunity Under Law

John Lorson
Computer Systems Administrator - IT

Erika Luna
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Karen Nowicki
Controller - Administration

Marisol Macaraeg
Senior Paralegal - Homelessness Prevention

Sandra Madera
Project Coordinator - Pro Bono & Communications Director

Ivan Medina
Paralegal - Immigrants' Rights  

Aimee Meraz
Senior Program Assistant - Children's Rights

Cecilia Mercado
Intake Coordinator - Homelessness Prevention

Daysi Miranda
Paralegal - Homelessness Prevention 

Maribel Morales
Paralegal - Children's Rights

Juli Newhouse
Senior Paralegal - Children's Rights

Vicky Nguyen
Database Coordinator - 

César Nije
Paralegal - Homelessness Prevention

Uzoamaka Ogbodo
Executive Assistant - Administration

Maribel Ortega
Intake Coordinator - 
Homelessness Prevention

Mabel Pacheco
Administrative Assistant - Community Development

Vikki Padilla
Paralegal - 
Consumer Rights & Economic Justice

Paul "Roug" Rouggie
Facilities/IT Support Technician - IT

Diana Gama Salmeron
Administrative Assistant Children's Rights

Daniel Sanchez
Paralegal - 
Immigrants' Rights

Ruth Sandoval
Office Manager - Administration

Emily Siegenthaler
Database Gift Processor - 

Ana Torres
Associate Human Resources Manager - Administration 

Vanessa Young
Project Coordinator - 
Consumer Rights & Economic Justice

Angie Valenzuela
Administrative Assistant Children's Rights

Efrain Zuniga
Administrative Assistant - Immigrants' Rights