The Opportunity Institute’s staff is dedicated to eradicating poverty and racial inequality. We bring together leaders in early childhood development, Pre-K through 12 education, juvenile and criminal justice, and higher education to collaborate across policy sectors for broader and deeper impact.

Our projects currently include Partners for Each and Every ChildRenewing CommunitiesJust Equations, and Whole Child Equity.

Opportunity Institute

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Christopher Edley Jr.
Co-Founder and President

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Kimiko Martinez
Director of Communications

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Molly J. Mauer
Executive Vice President


Natasha O'Dell Archer
Vice President for Strategy and Development


Sivan Orr
Executive Assistant

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Cynthia Palmerin
Director of Operations

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Sean Simplicio
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

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Richard Tiras
Controller

Just Equations

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Jenn BeVard
Project Manager

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Pamela Burdman
Senior Project Director

Partners for Each and Every Child

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Maria Echaveste
Senior Fellow

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Sophie Green
Program Director, Network Resources

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Guy Johnson
Senior Program Director, Federal and National Networks


Hayin Kimner
Senior Program Director, State and Local Networks


Kennishia Thompson
Fellow

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Kedda Williams
Deputy Director

Renewing Communities

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Danny Murillo
Research and Program Analyst

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Kellie Nadler
Deputy Director

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Rebecca Silbert
Senior Fellow and Director


 

Co-Founder and President