Associate Director | PolicyLink
Sarita Turner, Associate Director, at PolicyLink has a wealth of experience working in the non-profit sector, advancing strategies to irradiate institutionalized racism and the disinvestment of people and communities of color. Sarita has worked in various positions including: direct services, policy advocacy, community organizing, government, community development, and philanthropy. In her role with PolicyLink, Sarita works to further equity-focused federal, state, and local policies and place-based equity approaches. Sarita’s personality type is that of a spirited explorer. She loves the outdoors and since relocating to California has added hiking, golf, and white-water rafting to the list of things she loves doing.
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