Executive Director, CSJ

Jay Jordan has worked at the intersection of social justice and politics throughout his career. During his tenure at LA Voice PICO, Jay was instrumental in recruiting and training churches in the South Los Angeles area. He served as one of the lead organizers for the Campaign to Ban the Box for the city of […]


Executive Assistant to Robert Rooks

Latiah (Tia) Hill is the Scheduling Administration Assistant to Robert Rooks for Alliance for Safety and Justice. Tia has 15 years of experience in business administration, leadership, customer service and child advocacy both personally and voluntary. Tia was brought to ASJ by the direct impact Prop 47 has played in her life with her family. […]


Executive Assistant to Lenore Anderson

Terry Rillera is the Executive Assistant to Lenore Anderson. 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 with both the […]


Managing Director, Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice

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. Aswad’s story was featured in […]


Chief Executive Officer

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 and Chief Executive Officer 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 […]


Senior Manager, CSJ

Liz Sanchez supports the President and core program areas with program management. Prior to becoming Program Manager, she provided executive and administrative support for the organization. Liz brings several years of experience in administrative support, Spanish interpreting and translation and legal assistance for immigration attorneys. She gained a passion for social justice advocacy from her […]