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 of Columbia safer, freer, and more equal.

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Naïké Savain

Director of Policy

Naïké is in charge of making sure the organization’s proposed changes in law and policy are evidence-driven, community-rooted, and racially just.

Emily Cassometus

Director of Government and External Affairs

Emily is in charge of transforming 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.

Iris Benson-Sulzer

Special Assistant to the Executive Director

Iris is in charge of implementing and strengthening the organization’s operational processes.

Ruby Wilson

Design Strategist

Ruby is in charge of making our work and campaigns accessible and appealing while maintaining strong branding.