New York City, NY

Position Desired

Administrative & Clerical, Human Resources, Legal, Management, Other
Anywhere in the U.S.


Professional Experience

The Bronx Defenders Bronx, NY
Anti-Oppression Team Associate, Equity and Institutional Transformation 08/2023–
Promoted to Anti-Oppresion Team Associate
Develop and deliver anti-oppression educational curriculum and programming for staff, interns and community members
Liaise with 7 our practice areas and departments to address inequities through reviewing statements developed by internal and external stakeholders

The Bronx Defenders Bronx, NY
Civil Legal Advocate, Civil Action Practice 09/2022–
Litigated over 15+ forefeiture settlements and hearings, resulting in a 90% favorable outcome rate
Obtained over $60k worth of property from the Bronx District Attorney and NYPD for arraigned clients
Prevented over 20+ eviction cases by connecting clients with benefits, securing over $45k in rental assistance
Co-counsel with 20 attorneys to defend clients from the collateral consequences of the criminal civil family, and immigration penal systems

Capstone on Campus Management LLC New York, NY
Resident Assistant 06/2021-2022
Provided support and guidance to students, supervised 300+ residential students
Programed social, academic, and personal workshops for students, increasing engagement by 20%
Revamped prospective John Jay residence, increasing John Jay community from 10 to 20 applicants

John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY
Transfer Lead Peer 07/2020-2022
Promoted to Transfer Lead Peer
Managed a team of 15+ Transfer Peer Success Coaches
Secured funding for transfer student cohort within the ACE program, alleviating financial insecurity of 20 students
Advocated college wide policy for tr...

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