Riquelmi Gomez is the Staff Attorney for our New York office. Riquelmi has been involved in social justice work since her teenage years exemplified by being a founding member or Sistas and Brothas United (SBU), a youth organization dedicated to promoting educational justice in the Bronx, New York and beyond. Since graduating from Cardozo Law School, Riquelmi has worked at Goddard Riverside Law Project representing low-income tenants on Manhattan’s west side. Her history of working with children and youth dates back to her undergraduate years when she completed an internship in Guayaquil, Ecuador in Sor Dominga Bocca, an orphanage for girls. Interning at Sor Dominga Bocca confirmed her interests in working to promote the rights of children and youth. Riquelmi is proud of her Dominican heritage and the great city that she lives in!