Inside Programs Associate
Efrain Ortiz has over a decade of experience within our justice system. Through this, often despite this, he formed core beliefs regarding the beautiful possibilities of self and community work. He is committed to supporting our impacted loved ones realize we have a voice in our world and the right to partake in the implementation of our laws. Efrain joined Initiate Justice in September of 2021 after graduating from the San Fernando Valley cohort of the Institute of Impacted Leaders. He is passionate about bringing change to a justice system which has penalized individuals at a time when compassion, education, understanding and empathy has been needed.