Executive Assistant to the President & CSJ Executive Director

Terry Rillera is the Executive Assistant to Lenore Anderson and Tinisch Hollins. Previously she was the executive assistant at the California League of Conservation Voters, the nonpartisan political arm of California’s environmental movement, and before that at the Public Policy Institute of California, which performs independent, objective, nonpartisan public policy research. She’s a long-standing volunteer […]

VP, ASJ & National Director, CSSJ

On August 24, 2009, Aswad was 26 years old and just three weeks from going to Europe to play professional basketball. As he left a convenience store, he was approached by two men intent on robbing him and he suffered two near-fatal gunshots to his back, ending his basketball career. Today, Aswad leads ASJ’s organizing […]

President Emeritus of Advisory Board

Robert is a seasoned organizer and campaigner who over the last two decades worked to achieve landmark wins in justice reform in multiple states. Robert is the co-founder of Alliance for Safety and Justice where he oversees all of ASJ’s state-based advocacy strategies and campaigns and the Organizing Director of Californians for Safety and Justice. […]

State Policy Manager

Liz is our State Policy Manager. Liz’s journey within our organization has spanned over eight years. From her beginnings as an Executive Assistant to the President, she was a crucial point of contact and facilitated seamless communication across departments. Building on her foundation, Liz elevated her role to become the Program Manager to the President. […]