Board of Directors

Board Members

Miguel Andrade

Miguel E. Andrade was born in Buga, Colombia and immigrated to the U.S when he was 5 years old. He has been active in Philadelphia’s Latinx-Immigrant community since late 2008 after getting involved in community activism at the age of...
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Larry Cox

Larry Cox has been working for peace, justice and human rights around the world for more than four decades. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary, he is serving as Co- Director of Kairos: The Center on Religions, Rights and Social...
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Lisa Crooms-Robinson

Lisa Crooms is a law professor and academic dean at Howard Law School. She teaches Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, International Human Rights Law and Supreme Court Jurisprudence A human rights activist since 1984, Crooms has worked with the...
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Jenni Gainsborough

Jenni Gainsborough was the Director of the Washington Office of Penal Reform International (PRI) from 2002 to 2008. PRI has programs throughout the world working to improve access to justice and to ensure the human treatment of prisoners in accordance...
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Rosalee Gonzalez

Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez is Co-Coordinator for the Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas, North American Region (2011-2015; 2015-2018) and serves on the Academic Advisory Board for the Global School of Indigenous Women's Leadership, a FIMI Project (International Forum...
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Dr. Keith Jennings

Dr. Keith Jennings is a human rights and democratic development specialist. He currently serves as the National Democratic Institute’s (NDI) Senior Associate and Regional Director for Southern and East Africa. Over the past decade, he has represented NDI in a...
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Marcia Johnson-Blanco

Marcia Johnson-Blanco is the Co-director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project. She manages the Project’s programmatic and advocacy portfolios which include leading Election Protection, the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection program, overseeing the work of the National Commission on...
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Monami Maulik

Monami Maulik was born in the refugee colonies of Kolkata, India and grew up in Bronx, New York. She has been an organizer in the fields of immigrant, racial justice, youth, and global justice for over 18 years. She holds...
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Cynthia Soohoo

Cynthia Soohoo is the Director of the International Women's Human Rights Clinic at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law. Prior to her tenure with CUNY, she was the Director of the U.S. Legal Program at the...
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Eric Tars

Eric Tars serves as Senior Attorney at the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, focusing on its human rights, civil rights, and children's rights programs. Eric's advocacy utilizes international and domestic law, policy, administrative and judicial enforcement mechanisms, and...
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Emery Wright

Emery Wright is the Co-Director of Project South: Institute for the Elimination of Poverty & Genocide. Project South is a membership-based social justice organization and movement building institution rooted in the US South. Project South provides leadership development and political...
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