Tonjie Reese

Tonjie Reese, MAEx, is a Senior Program Officer at JDI. As a member of JDI’s domestic program and survivor outreach teams, she responds to survivor letters and provides support to prisoners through JDI’s crisis hotline. Tonjie comes to JDI with extensive experience as an advocate, with a focus on supporting young people from marginalized communities and stopping gender-based violence. She has held roles as a prevention program director, community educator, shelter advocate, national community initiatives coordinator, and program development consultant.