OUR TEAM

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CALLIE JAYNE

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Callie Jayne’s desire to fight for justice began in 8th Grade protesting against unequitable dress code policies. Callie’s career started off in sales, bouncing from job-to-job, and struggling to meet ends meet. When she decided to go back to college, she found herself transitioning to the post-secondary education field - wanting to focus on helping women prioritize their education, and moving forward in their careers. It was then, that she found herself in a situation like so many before her - a single mother, trying to survive within structures that were created to make sure she failed.

Callie finished her undergraduate degree in business, and then went on to complete her Masters’ in Nonprofit Management. For her internship, she began working at a human services organization, which later hired her full time. She built and expanded the volunteer base and pantry hours which increased the number of families who were able to access food. She increased the individual giving, community and business engagement which lowered operational costs. Though providing emergency services was helping hundreds of families every week, it was doing nothing to change the systems of oppression that are set in place.

Her life, work and educational experiences led her to discover the institutionalized issues that were preventing her and many others — from all walks of life — from achieving a quality standard of living. Her desire for change comes from the belief that all people deserve a basic standard of living, and if we could all come together and hear many differing perspectives, we can use our struggles to achieve collective greatness.

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LISA ROYER

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER

Lisa Royer is a long-time Kingston Resident who is committed to fighting for Justice to all. Motivated by the experiences her children had in Public Schools, Lisa began organizing around issues of Police Brutality, and Education Injustice.

As Outreach Organizer, Lisa is building with people in the community which she lives in order to make a real systemic change that will provide real opportunities to people of Kingston.

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STEPHANIE ALINSUG

COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Stephanie is a first generation biracial designer, writer, and organizer. She has lived, loved, and worked here in the Hudson Valley since adolescence. She is the founder and editor of the rag, a radical feminist zine, and has the privilege to be co-organizer of the Radical Liberation Project.  

As the Communications and Development Coordinator, she is ready to utilize her skills outside the constructs of capitalism and to instead empower those impacted by the traumas of supremacy and oppression. 

Stephanie lives in Kingston with her feisty kid, and considers the dismantling of all barriers to collective and personal liberation her lifelong work.