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  • Profile picture of Anne Erickson
    Anne Erickson
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    Anne Erickson is the President and CEO of Empire Justice Center.  She has been with Empire Justice since 1989, starting out as a policy analyst and legislative coordinator. Anne has overseen the transformation of the organization, guiding its merger with the Public Interest Law Office of Rochester, expanding its White Plains office and opening a new office on Long Island. She has put together a solid management team and has strategically combined the two organizations, aligning staff into five major practice groups: Consumer, Housing, C.A.S.H. and Community Development; Civil Rights, Education and Employment; Disability Benefits; Immigrants and Immigrant Rights; and Public Benefits, Health and Family.

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    Anne Price
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    Anne Price is President of Insight Center, a national research and economic justice organization working to ensure that all people become and remain economically secure. Anne has spent over 20 years working in the public sector on issues including child welfare, hunger, welfare reform, workforce development, community development, and higher education. Since 2011, Anne has led the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap initiative at the Insight Center, elevating the voices and opinions of experts of color in national economic debates and policy making. Her tireless work has brought the issue of the racial wealth gap into mainstream consciousness and vernacular with an explosion of media coverage of the data and research quantifying racial differences in wealth accumulation.

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    Aurora Martin
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    Founder of PopUpJustice and IthinkSAM. Former Executive Director of Columbia Legal Services, a statewide nonprofit civil legal aid program in Washington State.

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    Becky Gould
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    Becky Gould is the Executive Director of Nebraska Appleseed, a nonprofit organization that fights for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. We take a systemic approach to complex issues – such as child welfare, immigration policy, affordable healthcare and poverty – and we take our work wherever we believe we can do the most good, whether that’s at the courthouse, in the statehouse or in the community.

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    Carolyn Rose Avila
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    Carolyn Rose-Avila is a consultant in international/national nongovernmental executive management facilitation, grants, and organizational consultation.

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    Joseph Schieffer
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    Joseph Schieffer is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of A2J Tech Store. Joseph recently served as the Chairman of the Florida Project Director’s Association Technology Committee. Joseph has been a presenter at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association Conference, the Legal Services Corporation Innovations in Technology Conference, and the LGBTQ Legal Aid Summit. Joseph can be found collaborating with advocates to develop user-centered solutions. Joseph is an innovator in leading information technology projects. He has earned the Project Management Professional designation from the Project Management Institute, and the Certified ScrumMaster designation from Scrum Alliance. He holds a Master's of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and a Bachelor's of Science from the United States Air Force Academy.

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    Victor Geminiani
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