Our Team

Core Team

Afua Addo
Afua Addo
Deputy Director of Programs and Training
Dr. Sandra (“Chap”) Chapman
Dr. Sandra (“Chap”) Chapman
Deputy Director of Programs and Curriculum
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Zalika Coleman
Administrative Manager
Rachel D. Godsil
Rachel D. Godsil
Co-Founder and Co-Director
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Fahima Islam
Program Manager for Assessment and Research
Jessica MacFarlane
Jessica MacFarlane
Deputy Director of Research and Assessment
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Jakita Miller
Operations Manager
john a. powell
john a. powell
Board Chair
Aya Taveras
Aya Taveras
Director of Story and Representation
Rebecca Willett
Rebecca Willett
Deputy Director of Programs and Operations

Perception Partners

Anurima Bhargava
Anurima Bhargava
President, Anthem of Us
Richard Buery
Richard Buery
Public Service Fellow, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Yasmin Cader
Yasmin Cader
Founder, Cader Adams Trial Lawyers
Devon Carbado
Devon Carbado
Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law
Anjali Chen
Anjali Chen
Senior Consultant, Catalyst Collaboratives, LLC
Jason Craige Harris
Jason Craige Harris
Educator, Speaker, Facilitator, and Restorative Justice Practitioner
Sheila R. Foster
Sheila Foster
Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Urban Law and Policy, Georgetown University
Yolonda P. Harrison
Yolonda P. Harrison
Founder and CEO, YPH Consulting LLC
Dushaw Hockett
Dushaw Hockett
Founder and Executive Director, Safe Places for the Advancement of Community and Equity
Jerry Kang
Jerry Kang
Distinguished Professor of Law and Distinguished Professor of Asian American Studies
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Leah Landerman
Project Manager
Zipporiah (Zipp) Mills
(Zipp) Mills
Facilitator & Content Developer, Center on Culture, Race & Equity at Bank Street School of Education, NY
Shantel Palacio
Shantel Palacio
Education Policy Analyst, DE&I Consultant, Founder of Brownsvillain LLC

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Rachel Perry
Project Manager
William Snowden
William Snowden
Director, Vera Institute of Justice’s New Orleans Office