Katrina Pacey

Executive Director

A month into law school, Katrina was looking for new ways to ground her education (which includes an MA in women’s studies) and contribute to real social change in Vancouver’s...

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Darcie Bennett

Director of Strategy

Darcie first joined the Pivot team as a researcher in 2006. Since then, she has held several positions including child welfare campaigner, coordinator of the Jane Doe Legal Network, and...

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D J Larkin

Staff Lawyer and Project Inclusion Manager

DJ was drawn to a career in law by her belief in the law's power to build a more just society. Her practice is focused on litigating and researching the...

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Brenda Belak

Sex Workers' Rights Campaigner

Brenda first became involved in advocating for sex workers’ human rights almost two decades ago in Southeast Asia, documenting working conditions of migrants. As a human rights activist, she has...

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Douglas King

Police Accountability Campaigner

Douglas entered law school at UBC focused on a career in international human rights. However, as he spent more time in Vancouver (he is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah),...

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Jagdeep Mangat

Homelessness Lawyer

Jagdeep is a longtime community activist whose particular interest has centered around the advancement of social and economic rights. Before joining Pivot, he was a sole practitioner whose area of...

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Madeleine Northcote

Operations Coordinator

Madeleine has had a wide array of experiences, ranging from working as an eco-educator in Toronto to conducting community based research in Cape Town, South Africa. Before joining the Pivot...

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Caitlin Shane

Articling Student

Caitlin began working in the Downtown Eastside a decade ago as an outreach and mental health worker. Before attending law school in 2013,  she provided frontline services in supportive housing,...

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Peter Kim

Communications & Digital Engagement Coordinator

Peter has been a passionate advocate of human rights and social justice since his time at university (UBC) and journalism school (BCIT) where he co-founded BCIT’s chapter of Journalists For Human...

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Katie Koncan

Development Manager

Katie’s journey to Pivot started when she was first exposed to fundraising as a student at Simon Fraser University. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in art and cultural studies she...

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