Our Staff

Meet the Staff

Detroit

Ryan Bates, Executive Director

Bartosz Kumor, Movement Politics Director

Ken Whittaker, Southeast Michigan Organizing Director

Laura DePalma, Michigan Caring Majority Campaign Director

Adonis Flores, Detroit Immigration Organizer

Diego Bonesatti, Legal Services Director

Sharon Luckerman, Development Director

Jess Maronto, Comptroller, Bookkeeper

Caitlin Homrich-Knieling, Immigrant Family Defense Organizer

Emma Lockridge, Detroit Environmental and Climate Justice Organizer

Elder Leslie Mathews, Clergy and Criminal Justice Reform Organizer

Oriana Powell, Universal Family Care Organizer

Erik Shelley, Communications Coordinator

Natalie Sidor, Movement Politics Training Organizer

Amanda Youssef, Women’s Leadership Coordinator

Grand Rapids

Leticia Heusties, Grand Rapids Administrative Relief Coordinator

 

Flint

LaShaya Darisaw, Flint Water Justice Organizer

 

Kalamazoo

Paula White, West Michigan Regional Director

Ed Genesis, Criminal Justice Reform Organizer

Alex Pulido, West Michigan Legal Services Director