This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Anne Rios

Think Dignity
Executive Director & Managing Attorney
San Diego CA
Anne Rios completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley, and attended law school at California Western School of Law. Special recognitions include receiving the Center for Community Solutions’ Freedom Award. Anne joined the Think Dignity staff in 2016 as executive director and managing attorney. As executive director, she oversees the daily management of Think Dignity, including the Transitional Storage Center, and is in charge of obtaining grants, fundraising, events, and maintaining Think Dignity relationships with constituents, donors, members, and sponsors. In her role as managing attorney, she oversees the Legal Referral and Advocacy Clinic, Know Your Rights campaign, direct litigation programs, and works alongside local law schools to further expand the legal clinic volunteer base. Anne's passion lies with being an advocate for marginalized populations, which can best be seen with the program she founded: Uprise Theatre, a project that teaches inner city populations about the law and their constitutional rights.