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Monsieree de Castro is the Program Associate for Partners for Human Rights at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Monsieree began her career as an educator while serving with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. During her time as a Jesuit Volunteer, Monsieree taught at an elementary school in Phoenix, Arizona serving students from low-income and immigrant households.
Committed to addressing structural issues preventing her students from achieving their full potential, Monsieree relocated to Washington, D.C. to join NETWORK, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby. At NETWORK, Monsieree worked on programs to educate and mobilize communities from across the country on immigrant rights and progressive social and economic justice policies. At Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Monsieree coordinates the nomination process and event production for the annual Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, and provides operational and programmatic support for the Advocacy and Litigation team. Monsieree received her B.A. in International Relations and Sociology from Gonzaga University.