Kim Berry Jones
Taylor Hall, 201
Kim Berry Jones leads the CJR and is responsible for the planning, organization, and direction of the Center’s operations and programs, and for serving as a thought leader and a community engagement officer for the university.
Director of Operations
Taylor Hall, 205
Jon Krapivkin directs the daily operations of the CJR, and contributes to the development of the CJR’s strategic goals, including analyzing and improving processes, procedures and workflows, people management and overseeing program implementation and management of Center programs.
Luz Aurora Aramburo
Program Director, Research and Funding
Taylor Hall, 205
Luz Aramburo is in charge of all our Human Trafficking Research and Data Advisory Roundtable (HT-RADAR) initiatives. This initiative includes fostering regional research projects, maintaining a hub of research and data on human trafficking research and best practices, convenying researchers and other stakeholders and presenting an annual national human trafficking research conference. Luz also manages the tracking of the Center’s funding and grant deliverables. If you would like to know more about the HT-RADAR Conference or regional research, please contact Luz.
Rylie Shore Kern
Program Director, Community Relations
Taylor Hall, 205
Rylie Shore Kern is responsible for community relations for the CJR, including planning and implementing fundraisers and special events, communications and media relations, alumni and community connections, donor stewardship, and strategic partnerships. Are you an alum or community member organization looking to connect? Please reach out to Rylie.
Artistic Director kNOw MORE!
Melissa Baldwin oversees and coordinates the kNOw MORE! human trafficking prevention curriculum program, a drama-based program for middle school- and high school-aged youth. The curriculum was designed to help young people recognize the red flags and vulnerabilities around trafficking and equip them to take action for themselves and their peers. If you are interested in learning more about kNOw MORE! you can contact Melissa.
Coordinator, Center for Justice and Reconciliation
Taylor Hall, 203
Katie Hodson is the hub for communications and student-based activities for the CJR, supervising the Student Initiative Coordinators, campus programming and initiatives for the PLNU community. The CJR hosts annual and ongoing events and opportunities (i.e. Roots of Giving, Live Justice, Cup of Culture, Student Ambassador program) that educate and invite students into a life that lives out justice. Please contact Katie if you are interested in learning about opportunities to engage with the CJR on campus.
Arduizur Carli Richie-Zavaleta, DrPH, MASP, MAIPS
CJR Research Fellow
Department of Sociology, Social Work and Family Sciences
Dr. Carli provides human trafficking academic research expertise to the CJR team to increase collaboration between academic institutions, in support of HT-RADAR's objective to facilitate a collaborative research environment in San Diego. She also leads a research project for the kNOw MORE! program, and co-leads the Center’s research partnerships with other universities. She is also the current co-chair of the Research and Data Subcommittee of the County of San Diego Human Trafficking and CSEC Advisory Council.
Micah Renner manages the social media for the San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective. He promotes the work of community leaders and provides resource-based content that aligns with the programming from local advocates and partners. If you have news to share or have questions about social media engagement, please contact Micah.
Our Student Staff
Our student staff supports all of the CJR initiatives and lead our Ambassador Program, Roots of Giving and Wear Justice on campus events. To participate, volunteer or attend, you can contact our student staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kyla is a junior Political Science major who is passionate about serving others and engaging in the community. She grew up in Colorado and spends her time enjoying the outdoors, watching movies with her friends, listening to music, and reading. She hopes to pursue a career in law or politics, focusing on social justice and human rights.
Katie is a junior Psychology major and Criminal Justice minor from Battle Ground, WA. She is passionate about social justice and plans to use what she has learned through the CJR to help with her career in the future. She likes going on hikes, being outdoors, playing volleyball and pickleball, and doing pottery. She loves exploring San Diego and finding more ways to be ethical in her everyday life.