Social Workers and Coordinating Staff

Social Workers


Cindy Franco
Social Worker - Immigrants' Rights

Bernadette Gholami
Senior Social Worker - Children's Rights

Beth Tsoulos
Senior Social Worker - Children's Rights

Judy Verduzco
Social Worker - Children's Rights

Carrie Vereide
Social Worker - Immigrants' Rights

Mara Ziegler
Senior Social Worker - Children's Rights


Coordinating Staff

Yesenia Acosta
Accounting Analyst - Administration

Isaura Amezcua
Case Coordinator - Immigrants' Rights

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

Carlo Castro
Senior Paralegal/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
Senior Special Events Coordinator - Development 

Rocio Garcia
Paralegal/Organizer - Opportunity Under Law

Serena Garcia
Project Coordinator - Children's Rights

Dario Grossmann
Staff Accountant - Administration

Javier Hernandez
UC Project Coordinator - Immigrants' Rights  

De'Lois Jacobs
Development Specialist - Development

William Lacker
Organizer - 
Opportunity Under Law

John Lorson
Senior Computer Systems Administrator - IT

Erika Luna
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Marisol Macaraeg
Senior Paralegal - Homelessness Prevention

Sandra Madera
Senior 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 

Michelle Miranda 
Finance Associate - Administration

Maribel Morales
Paralegal - Children's Rights

Juli Newhouse
Senior Paralegal - Children's Rights

Vicky Nguyen
Database Coordinator - 

Karen Nowicki
Controller - Administration

Uzoamaka Ogbodo
Executive Assistant - Administration

Maribel Ortega
Intake Coordinator - 
Homelessness Prevention

Mabel Pacheco
Administrative Assistant - Community Development

Vikki Padilla
Senior Paralegal - Consumer Rights & Economic Justice

Cheyanne Picone-Ishizuka
Associate Director - Development

Cynthia Ramirez-Gomez
Project Assistant - Audrey Irmas Project for Women & Girls’ Rights

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

Rekha Radhakrishnan
Strategie Communications Manager

Daniel Sanchez
Paralegal - 
Immigrants' Rights

Lupe Sanchez
Organizer - Opportunity Under Law

Ruth Sandoval
Office Manager - Administration

Emily Siegenthaler
Grant Writer - 

Ana Torres
Associate Human Resources Manager - Administration 

Angie Valenzuela
Administrative Assistant Children's Rights

Efrain Zuniga
Administrative Assistant - Immigrants' Rights