Kate comes from three generations of women activists, fighting for justice and equity. As a community leader, Kate:
- Advocated for increased community benefits from Downtown developments.
- Successfully led volunteer efforts to secure million/year for Berkeley’s affordable housing and homeless services, despite million spent to oppose it.
- Enhanced our infrastructure, parks and Downtown by serving on Berkeley’s Housing Advisory, Parks and Open Space Commissions.
Professionally, Kate has solved problems for agencies in 31 California counties, eight states and 14 nations. Her firm improves access to justice, for Native American foster youth in North Dakota, defendants without lawyers in Serbia and people returning to their communities from prison.