STAFF &

VOlUNTeers

Our staff and volunteer interns and lead peer advocates create an organizational culture that is inclusive, empathetic, supportive, kind, and innovative.

The work we do is fun, hopeful and challenging. Our goal is to educate and activate 10% of young people across the U.S. by the year 2030. This Big Hairy Audacious Goal, or our #BHAG2030, requires everyone on our team to show up with grit, passion, focus and love.

 

We boldly have an end date in mind; it's the day when domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers and mass shooting drills at school are no longer needed. That is the day when our work will be complete. To reach this culture changing goal, we lean on each other for support and value those who invest in us and partner with us to #UprootAbuse.

STAFF

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DONNA BARTOS

Founder & CEO

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ERIN CALLINAN, MSW

Program Director

Training  & Intervention

CAITLIN MOORE

Lead Advocate

MADDIE ARMENTROUT

Lead Digital Advocate & Development Coordinator

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KRISTINA GIORANDINO

Lead Digital Advocate

MIA REZA

Program Director

Sexual Violence Prevention

MARY ORDONEZ

Outreach Advocate

for Youth With Disabilities

KIANA ANAYA

Outreach Advocate

Sexual Violence Prevention

CONTRACTED STAFF & INTERNS

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TANIA RAMOS

Lead Peer Advocate

Maryvale HS

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CAI POPELIER

Lead Peer Advocate

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BRIAN RICHARDSON

Graphic Designer

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FAITH BONE

Human Resources Coordinator

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JACKIE UHLEMANN, LPC

Clinical Supervisor

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MELISSA SMALLWOOD

Bookkeeper

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SAANVI TIWARI

Lead Peer Advocate

Basis Peoria

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RACHEL SALKIN

Partner Development/Marketing

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SHEFALI PRAKASH

Lead Peer Advocate

Basis Phoenix

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MARY WITKOFSKI, LMSW

Advocacy Supervisor

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TRUDE HENDRICKSON, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

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ALYSON ORR

VISTA

Volunteer Coordinator

OUR CULTURE

  • We are wildly passionate about uprooting abuse.

  • We honor promises by showing up.

  • No victim blaming, ever.

  • We Bring Love On Others More, 365 days a year.

  • We are barrier breakers- increasing help seeking among teens and youth adult survivors of abuse.

  • We are trend setters- youth-driven innovation is our jam.

  • We are driven to achieve a Big Hairy Audacious Goal: educate and activate 10% of Gen Z youth across the U.S. by the year 2030. #BHAG2030