Vanessa Tlachi is currently working at Sanctuary for Families, a non-profit that aims to end gender-based violence. Vanessa works as a paralegal in Sanctuary's Immigration Intervention Project. Prior to working at Sanctuary, she was working as a paralegal with a private immigration attorney and a high school substitute teacher with the Department of Education. Most of her professional experience has been working in the non-profit sector as well as the government sector. She graduated with the highest Honors from the City College of New York (CUNY) and majored in Latino Studies and Theater Arts. She also serves at New Life Fellowship Church in their Youth Ministry and their Health Center. She hopes to continue working in the nonprofit sector working with made vulnerable communities and is exploring the idea of going back to school to get her Master's Degree. 

Vanessa Tlachi

Administrative Assistant & Recording Secretary