CVMB: Who Are We and What Is Our Purpose
Stephanie Kamey was born and raised in Fresno, California as the daughter of immigrant parents. She graduated from Fresno High School, attended Fresno City College, then transferred to UC Riverside and graduated with a B.A in History, Law and Society. Stephanie is now consulting with Central Valley Movement Building (CVMB) as the Central Valley Regional Connetor where she is using her expertise to organize students, parents and community members to dismantle the School-to-Prison pipeline that drastically impacts marginalized communities of color.
Data on the Unequal Disciplinary Practices in the Central Valley
Tia Martinez as over 25 years’ experience working for social justice in low income communities and communities of color in the United States. She is currently an independent consultant doing work on dismantling the school to prison pipeline and transforming life chances for boys and men of color. Tia has an AB in History from Harvard University, a Master in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy, and a JD from Stanford Law School.
Know Your Rights Training by Legal Service for Children
Nicole volunteered as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children. As a CASA, she worked collaboratively with attorneys, social workers, therapists, and teachers to identify needed services for youth. Nicole brings a unique understanding of the impact trauma has on underserved communities, particularly children with histories of trauma. In her free time, Nicole enjoys live music, reading, and traveling