CA Government Affairs Manager

Ed Little represents Californians for Safety and Justice (CSJ) in the State Capitol and among state policymakers and policy advocates across the state of California. Ed helps to lead CSJ’s development of an annual legislative policy agenda and legislative priorities and facilitate the organization’s analysis of policy developments and trends. Assists in leading and shepherding the organization’s legislative agenda.

Ed maintains effective relationships with the offices of state legislators, local community-based and elected leaders in key cities, counties, state corrections agencies, the California Governor, and others.

Ed is a leading policy professional in the justice movement with an extensive background in the areas of workforce development, reentry, and constitutional policing.


Chief of State Advocacy

Shaena Fazal is the Chief of State Advocacy for the Alliance for Safety and Justice, overseeing ASJ’s Advocacy Division made up of its policy, innovations, and research departments. Fazal was previously the Director of Legislative Advocacy. She has over 20 years of experience advocating for youth and criminal justice reform as a public defender, policy […]


California Government Affairs Director

Anthony pursued his Master’s in Social Welfare to work on social justice issues and reform the criminal justice system. As director of government affairs, Anthony is responsible for strategizing and advocating for Safe and Just’s legislative and budget agenda in the California Capitol. Anthony began his career as an administrative analyst for the City of […]


Texas State Director

Terra is a policy analyst with more than a decade of experience in the Texas legislature and criminal justice field.  Terra serves as the Texas State Director for the Alliance for Safety and Justice where she is responsible for developing and executing justice reform campaigns that center safety and that elevate the voices of crime […]


Florida State Director

Subhash is an experienced strategist and community organizer with 15 years of experience advancing criminal justice reform in Florida and New York. Subhash serves as the Florida State Director for the Alliance for Safety and Justice, where he is responsible for designing and implementing statewide campaigns to advance policies that improve public safety while elevating […]