As the Redistricting Demography/Mapping Specialist, Sarah is responsible for conducting spatial and demographic analyses of local, state, and federal district boundaries. She also provides support to Common Cause state offices in the form of district map analysis trainings.
Prior to joining Common Cause, Sarah contributed to the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative’s Voting Rights Project (VRP) while completing her Master of Public Policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. There, she conducted spatial, demographic, and historical research in support of prospective and active voting rights litigation through a year-long VRP course series. Additionally, Sarah has contributed to several successful advocacy campaigns as a Policy & Community Building Intern at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, and has contributed to several grant writing and management projects as an Administrative Coordinator at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove in Orange County, California.
Sarah has a Master of Public Policy from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and a BA in Human Development from California State University, Long Beach.