Senior State-Based Communications Manager

Julien is the Senior State-Based Communications Manager for the Alliance for Safety and Justice. He has extensive experience in city government and media relations, having worked as a media research analyst at the New York City Mayor’s Office. He then served as a press officer for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where […]


Senior Manager, Communications

Kerrin is a seasoned strategist who specializes in advocacy and cause communications. Prior to joining the Alliance for Safety and Justice, Kerrin spent seven years designing and managing integrated communication campaigns to drive policy reform, raise public awareness, and galvanize constituent action at progressive agencies in Philadelphia and Washington, DC. Her work to shape both […]


Senior Research Manager

Ellen McCann-Sfecla has been working in criminal and juvenile justice as a researcher and advocate for 15 years. In her current position, Ellen works as the Senior Research Manager, coordinating with and working across all of the teams in our organization, producing rapid response research summaries, short- and medium-term estimates and impact assessments for policy […]


State Policy Manager

Holly is an experienced organizer, researcher and advocate who supports the Alliance’s state campaigns by analyzing policy and conducting research.    Prior to joining the Alliance, she worked on a range of justice-related policy initiatives, including efforts to close private prisons, address racial disparities in policing, end low-level arrests, eliminate employment discrimination against people living with […]


Budget Advocacy Director

John has spent his entire career in public service, with a special focus on people experiencing homelessness, displacement and stigmatization due to mental health or criminal history. As director of government relations, John is responsible for crafting and advocating for Safe and Just’s legislative agenda in the California Capitol. Previously, John spent two years as […]


Local Safety Solutions Project Director

As the Local Safety Solutions Project Director, Marisa works with systems and community leaders across California to advance the Blueprint for Shared Safety, a framework of principles and practices that local leaders can use to advance shared safety strategies. By shifting the focus from over-incarceration to investments that focus on balanced approaches to safety rooted in […]


Local and State Government Best Practices Director

John serves as the Local and State Government Best Practices Director. In this role, he partners with government leaders, elected officials, non-profit organizations and communities to develop effective implementation strategies for the policy reforms ASJ drives in states across the country. From 2015-19, he was the Executive Director of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority […]


CA TimeDone Statewide Manager

Gilbert Johnson Californians for Safety & Justice CA TimeDone Statewide Manager


CA Partnerships Manager

Saun Hough Californians for Safety & Justice CA Partnerships Manager