Update 12/8/22: The Biden administration has now appealed Judge Sullivan's ruling, backtracking yet again on their promises to protect asylum rights. While the outcome of the litigation is not yet clear, the administration's decision increases the odds that Title 42 will remain in effect past its currently-scheduled end date.

Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee advances human rights through grassroots collaborations.

April Nishimura

Board Member

April Nishimura has deep experience in non-profit management and community engagement. Most recently, April directed racial equity efforts for the Puyallup Watershed Initiative, a social and environmental nonprofit in Washington state. Prior to this, April directed a grassroots nonprofit that developed the leadership of LGBTQ communities of color. She has a proven history of successfully engaging regional and national networks in addition to helping to form nonprofits boards. April holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management and an MA in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University, as well as a BA in International Studies from the University of Washington.