Time & Location
May 17, 7:00 AM
About the event
Judith is originally from Fond-des-Blanc, Haiti, and immigrated to the United States with her family in 2004. She holds a B.A. in History from Williams College and a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Currently, Judith works as the Campaigns and Advocacy Director at TIRRC AND TIRRC Votes, where she leads and oversees the organization's policy priorities and campaign initiatives. Working closely with organizers, she advances strategic national, statewide, and local campaigns on issues that impact TIRRC's membership and immigrant and refugee communities.
Judith is committed to intersectional struggles and brings bold visions to the immigrant rights movement in Tennessee. She has been instrumental in TIRRC's policy victories through her lobbying, research, and relationship-building with stakeholders and elected officials.
Before her tenure at TIRRC, Judith worked at the Healing Trust Foundation, the Jean Crowe Advocacy Center, and as a Domestic Violence Specialist at the YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee.
In addition to her work at TIRRC, Judith serves on the steering committee of Healthy and Free Tennessee as well as the Haitian Development Fund, an organization based in her hometown of Fond-des-Blanc, Haiti.
Judith is passionate about creating strong communities and believes that it is our collective responsibility to ensure that everyone has the resources and freedoms needed to thrive. She lives with her husband and cat Martin in Nashville, TN, where they enjoy hiking on the weekends, and she is gradually teaching herself how to sew.