Information Technology Director
Los Angeles, CA
I'm a technologist with a law degree who is native to and based in Los Angeles California. I work with social change organizations to plan, evaluate, and implement mission-driven technology solutions. I'm English/Spanish bilingual and have a background in history and comparative literature. Specialties: Inter-group relations, project management, project evaluation, logistics, collaborative technologies, information evaluation
Conducted preliminary interviews in English and Spanish of potential declarants for the Southern California Immigrant Rights and National Security unit.
Statutory research regarding a particular industry in 2 US cities.
Contributed/wrote articles regarding the use of technology as related to the delivery of legal services. My articles/contributions can be found here: http://lsntap.org/taxonomy/term/177
Was part of the legal response team for the CR10 conference. Functions included an assessment of a building in the event of a police incident and being on-call in the event legal observers or mediators were required.
Participated in a human rights delegation to Lomas de Poleo outside Cd. Juarez, Mexico as a representative of the SF-NLG. Co-wrote the "Regional Context" section of the report, spoke at the press conference, and translated sections of the report into Spanish.
Performed intakes and translation/interpretation to individuals caught up in the Microsolutions immigration raid under the supervision of IRP-NLG attorneys.
Wrote motions, participated in settlement conferences, translated from spanish to english on matters pertaining to the collection of wages for low-wage immigrant workers.
With the help of Immigration Law Project of the National Lawyers Guild and Susan Alva, created travel memo for organizations whose members might be undocumented under Title 8 USC. Also was the point person for out of town legal observers.