Charity Ryerson                   Founder, Lead Legal Strategist                                  

Charity Ryerson is a human rights advocate with over 10 years’ experience in the field. She has conducted labor rights and human rights monitoring, including anti-union violence investigations, throughout the Americas and Asia. Prior to founding CAL, Charity litigated complex international human rights cases under the Alien Tort Statute and Torture Victim Protection Act, including Does v. Chiquita Brands International, Saldana v. Occidental Petroleum, Balcero v. Drummond, and Arias/Quinteros v. Dyncorp. She received her Political Science B.A. from Loyola Chicago, and her J.D. from Georgetown. Charity is a member of the D.C. bar.*

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Sally Mindrebo                      Lead Communications Design Strategist

 Sally Mindrebo is a professional communications designer and strategist. She brings seven years of experience working in the nonprofit communications field to CAL.  Sally has executed communications strategies in the sectors of renewable energy in Africa, nonprofit clothing production in Haiti, human rights awareness in the states, and public policy think tanks. She has traveled to thirty-two countries and is dedicated to the integration of human rights into public frameworks. 

 
 

*Not yet licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.