Help Us Fight Back Against Efforts to Roll Back Gender Justice

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and this week at SCOTUS, emergency abortion care.

Our lawyers are waging strategic fights that make clear what is at stake for people who can become pregnant and seek to bolster our fundamental rights to control our lives, futures, and destinies.

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Crystal Coache

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Crystal Coache, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging leads the law center’s work to foster an environment where people of all races, genders, abilities, nationalities, sexual orientations, sizes, and socioeconomic backgrounds, grow, belong, and thrive.  Leading professional development and learning, employee wellness, and people data and research to drive improvements, Crystal collaborates across teams to ensure that the progressive policies, practices, and culture the law center advocates for externally are a reality for its internal staff.

Crystal has spent her career working in education, DEI, and HR, with an emphasis on talent acquisition & development. Prior to joining the law center, Crystal was Chief of Staff at Urban Teachers and supervised IT, Marketing and Communications, Talent, and DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Antiracism).  Crystal was also a founding talent leader for vChief, head of talent and recruitment for an ed-tech company, head of recruitment for KIPP: NJ, and an independent consultant on education, DEI, and org culture. 

Crystal holds a Master’s degree in teaching from Johns Hopkins University, which she obtained as a high school teacher in Baltimore City through Teach for America.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and certificates from the Eagleton Institute of Politics and Institute for Women’s Leadership.

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