Irfana Anwer, Pro Bono Managing Attorney

Laurie Ball Cooper, Legal Director

Mariana Berumen, Immigration Paralegal

Shanti Martin Brown, Supervising Attorney, DC Immigration

Josh Doherty, Managing Attorney, DC Immigration

Mary Caulfield, Legal Assistant

Giancarla Cazzol, Intake Specialist/Office Manager

Kate Clark, Managing Attorney, MD Immigration

Brittania Elias, Domestic Violence/Family Law Paralegal

Katie Flannery, Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corp Fellow

Dana Florkowski, Staff Attorney

Solangel Gonzalez, Immigration & Project END Attorney

Victoria Hernandez, Supervising Attorney, Maryland / Supervising Attorney, Domestic Violence/ Family Law

Kelly Hii, Immigration & EJA Fellow

Gaby Hilliger, Legal Assistant

Erin Larkin, Associate Director – Domestic Violence/Family Law

Ambar Martin, Immigration & Project END Legal Assistant

Monica Martinez, Domestic Violence/Family Law Staff Attorney

Victoria Maqueda, Supervising Attorney, DC Immigration

Colleen Normile, Supervising Attorney, Project END

Corie O’Rourke, Immigration Staff Attorney

Beatriz Ortiz-López, Immigration Staff Attorney

Jencey Paz, Legal Assistant

Dominique Perez-Sangimino, Immigration and Staff Attorney Fellow

Erica Rudolf, Domestic Violence/ Family Law Staff Attorney

Cory Sagduyu, Immigration Fellow

Helen Sanchez, Intake and Referral Specialist

Anastasia Sendoun, Immigration & Pro Bono Legal Assistant

Beth Simon, Immigration Staff Attorney

Katie Soltis, Immigration Staff Attorney

Madeline Taylor Diaz, Immigration Supervising Attorney

Carina Villagra, Immigration Staff Attorney

Michelle Villegas, Children’s/Family Law Clerk

Rebecca Walters, Managing Attorney, VA Legal

Lauren Wert, Pro Bono Coordinating Attorney



Fatima Monastiriotis, Case Manager

Cleopatra Fuentes, Case Manager

Karla Najera, Therapist

Ana Cristina Plaza, Manager of Emergency Assistance Programs / Case Manager

Kirstie Sippola, Case Manager

Ana Teo-Salvador, Case Manager

Maria Andreina Vethencourt, Senior Case Manager

Andrea Wein, Therapist

Diana Ortiz, Director of Social Services


Kendra Carson, Language Access Coordinator

Arlene Galvan, Language Access Coordinator

Paige Jordan, Language Access Coordinator

Egbert Ospina, Language Access Coordinator

Marilyn Lovo, Language Access Manager

Fia Shah, Language Access Coordinator

David Steib, Language Access Director

Treshia Thomas, Language Access Manager

General Inquiries –


Nikita Beenunula, Development & Communications Coordinator

Mario Carter, Grants Coordinator

Keilah Joyner, Grants Coordinator

David Sokolowski, Director of Development

Laura Trask, Associate Director of Development & Communications

Jessica Trease, Grants Manager

In a year that has been plagued by a health pandemic, economic recession, racial injustice, social uprising, and more... Ayuda seeks to lighten up this 2020 giving season with a little comedy!

Join Ayuda & Steven Michael Quezada this Giving Tuesday - December 1 at 7PM EST. - for a night of laughter in a year that has been so-not-funny. 

So come out for a night of comedy, donate & lend a helping hand to immigrants in need this giving season. 

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