manuel la fontaine (any pronoun) is a member of the Social Justice and Well-being team at the Haywood Burns Institute. Prior to joining the Haywood Burns Institute, manuel spent 8 years with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, and is a co-founding member of All Of Us Or None, a non-profit organization fighting for the full restoration of civil and human rights, and against the systemic discrimination facing people with conviction histories.  Before joining All of Us or None in 2008, they were the outreach coordinator for Project Rebound, a unique program helping formerly-incarcerated people obtain educational objectives at San Francisco State University. manuel is a Bay Area native who embraces vulnerability to experience and express the whole spectrum of human emotion. They are also an avid runner, a culinary artist, and a proud father of 3 breathtaking souls.

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