COMMUNITY OUTREACH CO-DIRECTOR – CHRISELLE RAGURO
Tahirih Justice Center / Silicon Valley Pro Bono Immigration Network
Chriselle Raguro is the Pro Bono Network Coordinating Attorney for Tahirih Justice Center and the Silicon Valley Pro Bono Immigration Network.
Prior to joining Tahirih, Chriselle was an adjudicator for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Bangkok, Thailand where she worked with asylum-seekers from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, including those in detention. She also worked with the Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons on criminal justice initiatives with judges and prosecutors in Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and the Philippines. She was also a refugee lawyer for Asylum Access Thailand.
Before going abroad, Chriselle represented immigrants and domestic violence survivors at APILO. She speaks Tagalog fluently. She earned her JD from Golden Gate University and received the Honors Lawyering Program Outstanding Student Award, and the Academic Excellence in Labor and Employment Award. She graduated cum laude with a BA from Dominican University of California.