Our Team


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Patrice Sulton

Executive Director

Patrice is in charge of ensuring we have everything we need to reach our goals and make the District safer, freer, and more equal.

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Naïké Savain

Director of Policy

Naïké is in charge of keeping us mission-aligned and pushing the District to center Black children and families in all public safety decisions.

Emily Cassometus

Director of Government and External Affairs

Emily is in charge of developing strategies to transform smarter safety proposals into laws and policies that are enforceable and effective.

Caitlin Holbrook

Policy Advocate and Research Associate

Caitlin is in charge of making our policy campaigns successful through research, writing, oral advocacy, and events.

Iris Benson-Sulzer

Special Assistant to the Executive Director

Iris is in charge of strengthening and implementing administrative and operations processes.

Ruby Wilson

Design Strategist

Ruby is responsible for creating creative visual content.