Staff / Volunteers
National Advisor/Special Assistant to Dr. Barbara Arnwine Esq and Good Trouble Voting Rights Institute
Yolanda serves as the Special Assistant to Dr. Barbara Arnwine Esq – Founder/President of The Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) out of Washington DC. She has also established herself as National Advisor. She is founder of Coly Advocacy LLC/Coly Alliance(ca/ca). Established in 2014, ca/ca aligns itself with national and international trade associations as well as advocacy groups, corporations, and law firms to ensure inclusion of ethnic minorities and women.
V. Lynn Whitfield, Esq.
Senior Attorney, Director of Election Protection, Executive Director of Good Trouble Voting Rights Institute
A graduate of University of Miami School of Law, Attorney V. Lynn Whitfield, Esq. has been practicing law in the South Florida area for appropriately 40 years. She started her legal career as an assistant state attorney. She relocated to Palm Beach County in 1985, and began working for the Public Defender for Palm Beach County.
Turna R. Lewis, Esq.
Attorney, Voter Empowerment and Restoration Project Director
Turna R. Lewis, Esq. is a life-long advocate for racial and social justice and equity. A dedicated and committed public servant, Ms. Lewis worked for the District of Columbia government in senior attorney and senior advisor positions for approximately twenty years. During her tenure with District of Columbia government Ms. Lewis developed expertise in civil liberties – privacy-protection of personally identified information (PII) and open government; police misconduct, public policy, labor and employment law, and workplace investigations. She served as the first non-uniformed and female African American Executive Officer for the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services where she advised the Fire Chief on labor relations strategies and matters.