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 […]


Digital Director

Kristina Villarini is the Digital Director for the Alliance for Safety and Justice and Californians for Safety and Justice. She is a strategic and tactical communications leader focused on data-driven analysis, user experience, audience insight and acquisition, and overall engagement. She aims to bring innovative approaches and solutions to each property, platform and campaign, including […]


Chief Operations Officer

Andrea Broxton is the Chief Operating Officer at the Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ), a project of Tides Center, and is responsible for leading the organization’s state and national operations. In this capacity, she oversees the operational and financial growth plans that enable ASJ to scale up and sustain its national reach across 15 […]


Chief Communications Officer

Mandela Jones is the Chief Communications Officer for Alliance for Safety and Justice and Californians for Safety and Justice. He is an astute political strategist and communications professional with extensive experience in the legislative branch of government, electoral and public policy issue advocacy campaigns.


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 […]


President & Founder

Lenore is the founder and President of Alliance for Safety and Justice, and founder and Executive Director of Californians for Safety and Justice. She is an attorney with extensive experience working to improve our criminal justice system. She is a regular commentator in the media about challenges within our prison and justice system and new […]


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 […]