ABOUT US

The Center for Youth Development through Law is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1999.  We operate in cooperation with the U.C. Berkeley School of Law, although we are funded independently.

We are grateful to our generous
major sponsors for 2022:

Lee and Dayna Booth
The Mary and Stan Friedman Family
Mark Lillge
pH Family Foundation
West Contra Costa Unified School District 
Bernard E. and Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation

and to our many other supporting

organizations and individuals

For a complete list of our 2021 donors, click here

Judge Henry Ramsey, Jr., founding board member, presenting summer program graduation certificates

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Anitha Anne

Attorney
Cooley LLP


Jesse Berkowitz

Deputy Public Defender

Contra Costa County
 

Theresa Buckley

Attorney

California Public Utilities Commission

Creighton Davis

Chair
Oakland Community 

Policing Advisory Board


Allyson Deraps

Attorney

Levin Law Firm

Hon. Danielle Douglas

Judge
Superior Court of

Contra Costa County


Natalie Friedman

Artist

Alison Gilliam

Director, Emerging Legal Issues

Seagate Technology

Hon. Joni Hiramoto

Judge
Superior Court of
Contra Costa County

Jesse Hsieh

Deputy Public Defender

San Francisco County

Su-Jin Lee

COO and General Counsel
Axyz

Khiari Neal

Program Alumna '17

Undergraduate student

UCLA


James G. Roberts

Attorney

Ariana Shaffer

Attorney

Cooley LLP
 

Cherrie Tan

Program Alumna '09
Attorney

McManis Faulkner

Ben Therriault

Police Detective

City of Richmond
 

Adam Wilks

Deputy District Attorney

Contra Costa County

Michael Wilson

Assistant Public Defender

Alameda County

Leadership Council

 

Brian Barsky

Ray Cardozo

Stanley Friedman

Ben Hamburg

Hon. Brenda Harbin-Forte

Hon. Barbara Lee

Melissa Nelken

Reginald Oh

Dorian Peters, Program Alumnus

Miriam Rokeach

Winslow O. Small


UC Berkeley School of Law Faculty Advisor

Catherine Albiston

Professor

UC Berkeley School of Law

Executive Director

Nancy Schiff

nschiff@youthlawworks.org