Staff

manuel la fontaine is a member of the Social Justice and Well-being team with the W. Haywood Burns Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, manuel spent over 8 years with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, and is a co-founding member of All Of Us Or None, an organization fighting for the full restoration of civil and human rights, and against the systemic discrimination facing people with conviction histories. Prior to joining All of Us or None in 2008, manuel was the outreach coordinator for Project Rebound, a unique program helping system-impacted people obtain educational objectives at San Francisco State University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. manuel is currently on the leadership council of the Formerly-Incarcerated, Convicted People’s and Families Movement.manuel is a Bay Area native, an avid runner, and a proud father.