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Sarah Rigney

Policy Coordinator

Sarah joined Initiate Justice in Fall 2020 after being awarded the University of California, Berkeley’s John Gardner Public Service Fellowship. She received a Bachelors degree in Philosophy with high distinction from the University of California, Berkeley. While attending Cal, Sarah gained legislative experience in both the California State Senate and U.S. Senate. Additionally, she spent her time in Berkeley advocating for underrepresented philosophy students as the Berkeley Philosophy Department’s Equity Task Force Representative. Sarah is passionate about ending mass incarceration and creating a compassion centered approach in its place.