We’re a collaborative team that approaches technology, equity, and justice from a range of perspectives and experiences. We work across communities and disciplines, bringing together our strengths to drive policy change and advance racial and economic justice.
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Senior Policy Analyst
Survives off of lumpia. Rogue social worker. Lover of the nap ministry.
Optimist. List-maker. Motivated by happy hours and hard deadlines.
Mariah de Leon
A big fan of books, baseball, and baking. Guided by honesty and neverending to-do lists.
An honest but humble critic. Chooses her words carefully. Loves to get lost in the weeds and find her way back.
Senior Project Director
Compulsively forthright and kind. Librarian’s daughter, letter writer. Dogs, donuts, diaspora.
Senior Quantitative Analyst
Active listener. Always has a song stuck in his head.
Led by curiosity. Equal parts goofy and intense. Avid gardener and biker.
Curious by default. Deliberate. Will go down the rabbit hole.
Interested in redistributing power around technology to the people most impacted by it. Aspiring poet.
Empathetic and always learning. Loves silliness, the dramatic, and a good critique.
Highly excitable, but disturbingly calm under pressure. His default answer is always “yes.”