Sacramento Chapter

Training the next generation of leaders in Sacramento

NLC Sacramento connects, trains, and activates the next generation of proximate progressive leaders in Sacramento. Our flagship institute provides rigorous, skill-based training focused on building advocacy, organizing, and fundraising skills. Representing a diversity of identities, issues, and industries, our inclusive fellowship classes are making progress a reality in the Sacramento region.

11

Years we have been active in Sacramento.

23,000

Hours of training provided by top experts and leaders in the area.

225

Fellows trained since our founding.

2021 Fellows

Adrian Carpenter-McKinney

Senior Counsel, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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Amish Doshi

Research Scientist III, California Department of Public Health

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Andrea Rivera

Legislative Assistant, California Immigrant Policy Center

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armando salud-ambriz

Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Elections Program Manager, Yolo County

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Carol Gonzalez

Lobbyist/ Consulting Assistant, Strategic Education Services

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Christopher Francis

Principal Budget Consultant, Public Safety, Corrections, and the Judiciary, California State Senate

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Dominick Williams

Legislative Assistant, California Legislature | Office of Asm. Shirley Weber

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Dulce Ramirez

Legislative Aide, California State Assembly

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Erika Gonzalez

Training and Technical Assistance Senior Attorney/Program Manager, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)

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John Stoller

Attorney IV, Research Unit, County of Sacramento, Office of the Public Defender

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Jordan Sosa

Statewide Legislative and Policy Manager, California Youth Connection (CYC)

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Judith Gutierrez

Policy and Project Management Consultant, California Student Aid Commission

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Kameke (Miko) Brown

Manager of Social Justice Programs, Certified Hypnotist/Healing Facilitator/Entrepreneur, Farm Sanctuary (employer)/ Aya Healing & Hypnosis (self-employed)

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Karen Jones

Legislative Aide, California State Assembly

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Magali Kincaid

Social Justice Advocate

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Maheen Ahmed

Legislative Director, California State Assembly

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Monica Duarte Martinez

Organizer, SEIU Local 2015

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Olamide Ojo-Fati

Research scientist, California Department of Public Health

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Ryan Brown

Campaign Manager, Mai Vang for City Council

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Stephanie Flores

Policy and Equity Analyst, California Department of Social Services

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Alumni

2020

Aaron Thao

Aleli Alcaide

Amy Gilson

Beverly Nguyen

Chanel Matney

Christina Parker

Cynthia Castillo

Debby Marroquin

Erik Ramirez

Hinnaneh Qazi

Jocelyn Gutierrez

Jonathan Gayton

Kelly McKenzie

Laila Atalla

Michaela Tonking

Parshan Khosravi

Patricia Avila-Garcia

Sabina Nussipov

Sophia Carrillo

Tim Kamermayer

2019

Beti Girma

Carlos Aguilera

Clarissa Laguardia

Deepen Gagneja

Estevan Gutierrez

Ian Lee

Jake Brymner

Lucero Serrano

Michael Lemus

Miles Horton

Nailah Pope Harden

Nathalie Nguyen

Nick Romo

Nikki Chan

Petula Celeste Burks

Rachael Valler

Rachelanne Vander Werf

Robert Boykin

Sam Fleischer

Tara Zimonjic

2018

Angelica Ruiz

Anthony DiMartino

Brittani Orona

Chinua Rhodes

David Dover

Erin Rodriguez

Gabriela Chavez

Jaskiran Grewal

Josh Pollack

Joshua White

Julianne McCall

Lazaro Cardenas

Leslie Valdivia

Liza Chu

Melissa McMurrey

Rodolfo Rivera Aquino

Rose Berktas

Sana Khan

Steven Vong

Vanessa Hernandez

Volma Volcy

2017

Amanda Shepherd-Littlejohn

Angelica Quirarte

Carolyn Kiesner

Ernesto Meza

Esha Mathew

Jetaun Stevens

Jose Alvarado

Jose Torres

Katie Hanzlik

Kelly Reynolds

Lila Mirrashidi

Mariana Corona Sabeniano

Neil Matouka

Ngabo Nzigira

Nichole Rice

Phillip Vander Klay

Sadalia King

Sarah Krasin

2016

Belinda Beeks

Claire van Zuiden

Danny Yost

Debra Cooper

Denise Tugade

Jenine Spotnitz

Jenni Gomez

Jennifer Teykaerts

Joie Rodolfa

Josh Bohannon

Josue Chavarin

Julissa Delgado

Kriztina Palone

Matthew Hamlett

Nikita Koraddi

Philip Norton

Ryan Alward

Sarah Kerber

Sheva Tabatabainejad

Tanya Faison

Vivian Ericson

Zephanii Smith

2015

Alma Elizabeth Lopez Flores

Angel Melchior

Carrie Martin

Chioma Chukwu

Cornelious Burke

Deanna Ping

Elena Ruiz

Elizabeth Stitt

Erandi Zamora

Gardner Hensill

Jeff Le

Kendra Marsh

Kim Waterman

Laura Gonzalez

Michael Pimentel

Randy Seriguchi

Stephanie Jordan

Tera Hannah

Tyrone McGraw

Vignesh Ganapathy

2014

Adam Silver

Andrea Lynch

Annie Chou

Catia Saraiva

Charles Harvey

Danielle Williams

Holly Smith

Jenaye Shepherd

Jesus Torres Jr.

Joanne Adams

Julian Leichty

Megan Baier

Natalie Reyes

Paco Torres

Patrick McGarrity

Robert Cosgrove

Sarah Greenseid

Tristan Brown

2013

Alessandra Brown

Alisa Reindhardt

Anita Lee

Carlos Molina III

Cody Potter

Colin Blattel

Diana Vazquez

Dyane Osorio

Erika Romo

Guadalupe Castillo

Hanna Snider

Jacqueline Serna

Jenni Ellingson Wall

Lisa Murphy

Marcus Laird

Marina Wiant

Rebecca Lee

Sasha Horwitz

Shadi Karajeh

2012

Alex Hanway

Amanda Kimball

Andrea San Miguel

Andrew Smith

Anika Van Eaton

Arvin Magusara

Claire Conlon

John To

Juan Carlos Ibarra

Megan Keaney

Melissa Javinar

Robert Graham

Robert Blanco

Ryan Hughes

Venita Sivamani

2011

Austin Aslan

Christine Hironaka

Cody Naylor

Cynthia Grande

Dayanna Macias-Carlos

Elliott Scales

Eric Fredericks

Evan Minton

Graciela Castillo

Heather Cotto

Ken McCanless

Martha Alvarez

Ryan Arba

Teresa Acuna

Thanhtam Bui

2010

Alberto Gonzalez

Allison Joe

Angelica Salceda

Ania Garbien

Benjamin Richey

Carla Mays

Christina Lokke

Christopher Alvarez

Johnathan Tran

Justin Knighten

Kiyomi Burchill

Melanie Ramil

Michelle Doty Cabrera

Rebecca Apostol

Sandra Trevino

Sarah Moussa

Tiffany Mok

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