Our Team

We join arm-in-arm dedicated to building a large, powerful, and loving network of women with incarcerated loved ones.

Our Staff

  • Gina

    Gina Clayton-Johnson

    Executive Director & Founder
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  • Lily

    Lily Mandlin

    Deputy Director
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    Alesha Monteiro

    Advocacy Fellow
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    Betty McKay

    Membership Growth and Wellness Coordinator
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  • Bianca Williams-Alonzo

    Bianca Alonzo

    Executive Assistant & Special Projects Fellow
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    Emma Ayers

    Manager of Partnerships & Narrative Strategy
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    Faraha Nia

    Community Organizer
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    Felicia Gomez

    Senior Policy Associate
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  • Kelly Phipps

    Kelly Phipps

    Director of Communications & Partnerships
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  • Le'Char

    Le’Char Toki

    Leadership Development Coordinator
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  • Tejal Kothari

    Tejal Kothari

    Senior Strategist
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    Wynter Daggs

    Manager of Executive Office & Special Projects
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Board of Directors

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    Karen Shain, Chair

    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco, CA
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    Chantá Parker

    Neighborhood Defender Services of Detroit
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    Makis Antzoulatos

    Committee for Public Counsel Services, Boston, MA
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    Hillary Brooks

    Power California
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    Charlene A. Carruthers

    Writer, Political Strategist & Cultural Worker
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    Vanessa Garrison

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    Arisha Michelle Hatch

    Color of Change
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  • CrystalHayling

    Crystal Hayling

    The Libra Foundation
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    Kirsten Levingston

    Wellspring Advisory LLC, New York, NY
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  • S_Tejinder

    Tejinder Singh

    Goldstein and Russell, P.C., Washington, D.C.
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  • Teresa-Younger

    Teresa Younger

    President and CEO, Ms. Foundation for Women
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Advisory Council

  • Michelle Alexander, Esq.

    Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology
    Union Theological Seminar
  • Lenore Anderson

    Founder & Executive Director
    Californians for Safety & Justice
  • Megan Comfort, PhD.

    Senior Research Sociologist
    RTI International
  • Nannette Delage

    Project Manager
    Delage Consulting Services
  • Soffiyah Elijah

    Founder & Executive Director
    Alliance of Families for Justice
  • Meena Harris

    Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign
  • Elsa Johnson, PhD.

    Clinical Psychologist
    Women's Therapy Center
  • Surina Khan

    Chief Executive Officer
    The Women's Foundation of California
  • Robert Rooks

    Organizing Director & Vice President
    Alliance for Safety and Justice
  • Lateefah Simon

    Akonadi Foundation
  • Anita Wills

    Author & Speaker at Pieces of the Quilt
    Executive Director at Inter Council for Mothers of Murdered Children