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Timothy P. Silard


Timothy P. Silard has since 2008 served as president of the San Francisco-based Rosenberg Foundation, which advocates for and provides grants supporting criminal-justice reform and immigrants' rights in California and nationwide.

Before joining the foundation, Silard served as chief of policy for the Francisco District Attorney's Office, developing reforms in criminal justice, civil rights and immigrants' rights. He previously served as the HOPE VI director for the Corporation for National Service; as a Skadden Fellow at the Income Rights Project and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco; and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa.

Silard earned his law degree from Stanford University and his bachelor's degree from Brown University.

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