OUR STAFF

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amanda alexander
Executive Director & Founder

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sonja K. Bonnett
community legal worker

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desiree ferguson
legal director/senior attorney

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asia johnson
detroit Advocate/the Bail Project

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tiffany mott-smith
development manager

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lauren thomas
community legal worker

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rasha almulaiki
detroit advocate/the bail project

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chris delgado
community legal worker

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antonia giles
community legal worker

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erin keith
staff attorney - youth services  

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rubina mustafa
staff attorney-legal services

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eric williams
staff attorney - economic equity

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Ta’ri Badil-Abish
Detroit Advocate/The Bail Project

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Danielle Dillard
Campaigns & Advocacy Coordinator

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NICOLE HUDDLESTON
STAFF ATTORNEY - LEGAL SERVICES

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angel mckissic
office manager / paralegal

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casey rocheteau
communications officer

 

OUR BOARD

Amanda Alexander, Detroit Justice Center 

Michael Carter, Federal Defender Office / ACLU of Michigan Board

Sheba Rogers, Detroit Promise of Place Program, Campaign for Black Male Achievement 

Carter Stewart, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

 

ADVISORY BOARD

The following individuals have provided guidance and support in DJC’s initial stages, and will continue to lend their expertise and wisdom as the organization grows:

 Shane Bernardo, Detroit Equity Action Lab / Uprooting Racism Planting Justice

Michael Carter, Federal Defender Office / ACLU of Michigan Board

Gina Clayton, Essie Justice Group

Mark Fancher, ACLU of Michigan

James Forman, Jr., Yale Law School

Dorcas Gilmore, George Washington University Law School / Gilmore Khandar, LLC

Alana Greer, Community Justice Project

Peter Hammer, Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, Wayne State University Law School

Thomas Harvey, The Advancement Project

Deborah LaBelle, Senior Soros Justice Fellow / Law Offices of Deborah A. LaBelle

Monica Lewis-Patrick, We the People of Detroit

Tawana Petty, James and Grace Lee Boggs Center / Detroit Community Technology Project

Brandy Robinson, Michigan Indigent Defense Commission / Federal Defender Office

Sheba Rogers, Detroit Promise of Place Program, Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Purvi Shah, Movement Law Lab

Marbre Stahly-Butts, Law for Black Lives

Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, Soros Justice Fellow / University of Michigan

Linda VanderWaal, Re-Entry Program, Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency

Vince Warren, Center for Constitutional Rights


 

Made possible thanks to the generous support of partners including: