Staff

Thomas Mariadason

Thomas Mariadason

Director, The Justice Project

Thomas is Staff Attorney in Advancement Project's Ending to Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track Campaign. In that role, he collaborates with community groups, organizers, and youth to support their workMoredirectright
Dwanna Nicole

Dwanna Nicole

Director, Policy and Stakeholder Outreach

Dwanna Nicole serves as Advancement Project’s Director of Policy and Stakeholder Outreach. In this role, she develops strategies to implement the policy agenda of Advancement Project and itsMoredirectright
Shuya Ohno

Shuya Ohno

Managing Director, Campaign Strategy

Shuya Ohno joined Advancement Project in 2014 to lead the Right To Vote Initiative as its Campaign Director. With over twelve years of experience in electoral and advocacy campaigns at theMoredirectright
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Melanie Pinkert

Staff accountant

Melanie has over 15 years’ experience in nonprofit accounting, human resources, events, and general administration. Prior to joining Advancement Project in 2016, she worked for National Skills Coalition, the Oxfam InternationalMoredirectright
Angelo Pinto

Angelo Pinto

Senior Attorney

Angelo Pinto joined Advancement Project in 2016 to work on the School House to Jail House Track program, as well as our emerging Justice Project. With over ten years of experienceMoredirectright
Ricardo A. Ramírez

Ricardo A. Ramírez

Deputy Communications Director

Ricardo Andrés Ramírez serves as Advancement Project’s Deputy Communications Director and directs communications for the organization’s immigrant justice and right to voteMoredirectright
Thena Robinson Mock

Thena Robinson Mock

Director, Opportunity to Learn

Thena Robinson Mock serves as Director of Advancement Project’s Opportunity to Learn Program. She is a civil rights and community lawyer with over a decade of experience inMoredirectright
Brent Swinton

Brent Swinton

Managing Director of Development

For over 20 years, Brent has held increasingly senior fundraising positions in the nonprofit and higher education sectors while mastering development support operations. His command of the frontline and back-end ofMoredirectright
Carolyn Thompson

Carolyn Thompson

Florida Voter Protection Advocate

Carolyn Thompson, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, has spent the past 20 years as a Miami-based political activist, committed to struggles against war and for equal justice, immigrants’ rights andMoredirectright
Christina Thompson

Christina Thompson

Program Associate

Christina currently serves as a Program Associate with Advancement Project. In this role, she provides research and policy analysis supporting the Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track and Voter ProtectionMoredirectright
Richard A. Winston III

Richard A. Winston III

Human Resources Manager

Richard A. Winston III joined Advancement Project in 2016 as a human resources professional with more than 13 years of experience in industries including healthcare, non-profit, and telecommunications. He possesses a strongMoredirectright

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