Kalyn Dean, Associate, manages the legislative priorities for the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color team, working to enact policies that advance racial, gender, and economic justice. She is a 2020 Fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute at the Women’s Foundation of California. Prior to joining PolicyLink, she served as program manager for the statewide Building Trust Through Reform police accountability initiative with PICO California. She holds a BS in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She lives in Sacramento and in her spare time enjoys playing jazz trumpet, traveling, and swimming.