Associate Director of Finance

Caroline oversees the budget for Alliance for Safety and Justice, bringing 10 years of finance, administration, human resources and technology experience. Previously she worked at Fenton, a public interest communications firm, managing their San Francisco and Los Angeles operations while providing additional expertise to the firm’s New York and Washington, D.C., offices. This included contract negotiations, budgets and reporting requirements for many of the firms largest nonprofit and foundation clients, including The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The California Wellness Foundation and First Five LA. With an interest in creating a positive, inspiring office culture, Caroline does her best to insert some playfulness into the hard work of social change organizations.

She has a BA in Politics from Saint Mary’s College and currently lives in Oakland, hoping to one day swim in Lake Merritt.

Operations and Office Associate

Devon is the Operations & Office Associate and provides support to the Communications and IT Department of Californians for Safety and Justice. Prior to joining Californians for Safety and Justice, Devon was at Hack the Hood where he designed websites and provided technical support to local organizations. As a contributor to Givergy, he raised money […]

Senior Accountant

Sandhya brings over 7 years of experience working in both the nonprofit and for-profit industries. After graduating from the University of Mumbai with a degree in Accounting and Finance and working for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Shipping, Sodexo at Unilever and Trafigura, she moved to the United States in 2015. As she has developed her career, she has […]

Director, People Operations

Sara joined the Alliance for Safety and Justice in 2019, during a time of transition and growth for the organization. She arrived with 10 years’ experience as a human resources professional helping non-profit organizations and staff reach their full potential to maximize impact.  Originally from New York, Sara began her career as an AmeriCorps volunteer […]

Special Projects Director

Rima Chaudry joined Alliance for Safety and Justice in 2020 as a Senior Manager overseeing operations. Rima has over 20 years of experience in grassroots community organizing, and spent 15 of those years leading social justice campaigns in the nonprofit sector through program management, resource development, training, and communications. She first organized against California’s Proposition […]

Senior Development Director

Jessica brings more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, program development and capacity building to the Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ), where she leads fund development efforts and works to ensure the success and sustainability of core programs and initiatives. Before joining ASJ, she expanded and managed an extensive portfolio of national funding […]

Director of State Communications

Julien is the Senior State-Based Communications Manager for the Alliance for Safety and Justice. He’s helped secure hundreds of news stories and provided communications support to elevate crime survivor voices and public safety policies. This work has played a critical role in ASJ’s legislative and political victories across the country. 

Arizona State Director

John has spent his entire career in public service, and is a seasoned policy and fiscal expert in the areas of criminal justice reform, homelessness, and behavioral health services. As Arizona State Director, John is responsible for crafting and advancing the Alliance’s legislative platform at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix.

CA TimeDone Statewide Manager

Gilbert Johnson serves as ASJ’s California TimeDone Statewide Manager and is a native of South Central Los Angeles and the former Lead Justice Organizer at Community Coalition, the premier social justice organization in South Central Los Angeles. He grew up as a ward of the court, dealt with many family issues, and was first arrested […]