Mitchelle Woodson joined the Think Dignity staff in 2017 as the Staff Attorney for the Homeless Youth Legal Advocacy Project. As the Staff Attorney, Mitchelle directly represented homeless and at-risk youth in their criminal defense matters. Moreover, she maintained relationships with community partners to aid in pairing each client with social services, housing programs, counseling, high school and college courses, job readiness and internships.
Merlynn Watanabe serves as Think Dignity's Programs and Operations Manager. In this capacity, she is responsible for managing the Mobile Operations of Think Dignity programs, in addition to coordinating aspects of its Basic Dignity Coalition meetings and committees. She is also responsible for overseeing the day to day administration of the organization. Merlynn holds a Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies from the University of San Diego and Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Soka University of America.