“We have to rethink the concept of leader, because leader implies follower. I think we need to embrace the idea that we are the leaders we've been looking for.” — Author, social activist, philosopher and feminist Grace Lee BoggsMeet the staff of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, working across more than ten program areas to bridge the gap in legal education, research, advice, and advocacy to transition from destructive economic systems to innovative and cooperative solutions.

Looking to connect with us? Try looking below at each staff member's program areas or come to one of our upcoming events.

Staff

We're proud to be a worker self-directed nonprofit (a cross between a worker cooperative and a 501c3 nonprofit!) Read more about our structure here

Adélàjà Simon

Adélàjà Simon

Co-director of Radical Real Estate Law School & Apprentice

Alejandra Cruz

Alejandra Cruz

Staff Attorney

Cameron Rhudy

Staff Attorney

Charlotte Tsui

Staff Attorney

 

Christine Hernandez

Christine Hernandez

Co-director of Radical Real Estate Law School & Apprentice

Chris Tittle

Director of Housing and Land Justice

Dorian Payán

Co-director of Radical Real Estate Law School & Apprentice | Director of Holistic Land Relations

Elizabeth Burnett

Staff Attorney

Gregory Jackson

Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Hope Williams

Co-director of Radical Real Estate Law School & Apprentice 

Itzel Nuno

Itzel Nuño

Workplace Democracy Project Coordinator

Janelle Orsi

Janelle Orsi

Executive Director & Co-Founder

Jay Cumberland

Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by the eBay Foundation

Mwende Hinojosa

Mwende Hinojosa

Director of Communications and Strategic Storytelling

Neil Thapar

Neil Thapar

Food & Farm Program Director

Ricardo Nunez

Ricardo Samir Nuñez

Director of Economic Democracy

Subin DeVar

Community Renewable Energy Program

Sue Bennett

Director of Operations & Miscellaneous Stuff

Tia Taruc-Myers

Director of Legal Education

Yassi Eskandari

Yassi Eskandari

Attorney & Policy Director



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