As Policy Coordinator for DPA’s New Jersey office, Ami Kachalia works on a variety of drug policy issues.
Kachalia earned her B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in women’s and gender studies, from Rutgers University – New Brunswick, where she was a Lloyd C. Gardner Fellow in Leadership and Social Policy. While in college, she worked at the Center for American Women and Politics and completed internships with the New Jersey Department of Education and the Office of Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.
Most recently, Kachalia served as the Program Associate at The Fund for New Jersey. There, she contributed to grantmaking on a range of issues, including civil rights and criminal justice, poverty, educational equity, environmental justice, and immigrant rights.