Vice President of Initiatives, Vera Institute of Justice
Kica Matos is the vice president of initiatives at the Vera Institute of Justice. Matos joined Vera in 2019 as the director of the Center on Immigration and Justice.
Prior to joining Vera, Kica was the director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change, an organization whose mission is to empower the people most affected by injustice to lead movements to improve the policies that affect their lives.
Kica has been a national advocate for immigration reform and coordinated the work of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, the nation’s largest network of immigrant rights organizations. She has extensive experience as an advocate, community organizer, and lawyer.
- Relevant Media:
- One Big Thing Cities Can Do on Immigration Op Ed in Bloomberg CityLab
- ‘We Have the World’s Largest System to Imprison and Exile Immigrants’ in FAIR
- “Vote Like Our Lives Depend On It — Because They Do” at the New Haven Independent
- Pennsylvania Immigrant Family Unity Project gets boost from new Vera Institute of Justice program in Al Dia News
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