Annie joins the CA Alliance with a background in law, police reform advocacy and direct service in a K-12 setting. She holds a juris doctorate degree from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Florida International University. Her previous work includes working as a law clerk for Parent Advocates of Sacramento where she helped represent parents in dependency proceedings and working as a Felony Division intern for the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office. During her final year in law school, she participated in McGeorge’s Legislative and Public Policy Clinic where she worked with ACLU: California Action on one of their police reform bills. Before that, she served as an AmeriCorps member for City Year Orlando where she helped teach Algebra 1 to 9th grade students at Jones High School and was a public policy intern for Partners for Each and Every Child in Washington, D.C. During college, she was a nanny for a variety of families in South and Central Florida. She is passionate about social justice and advocating for marginalized communities, especially for children and families.