CESJ Staff

Roxane M. Byrne

Roxane Maiko Byrne is the Student Program Advisor for the Center of Equity and Social Justice (CESJ).  Roxane holda a Master's in Clinical Psychology, another Master's in Human Development, and is working on completing her PhD in Human Development with an emphasis on race, identity, and belonging.  She anticipates completing her degree in 2020 and looks forward to sharing her research.   Roxane was a student at SBCC in the early 90's and has worked in various roles as an instructor, personal counsleing intern, and staff member at the college that she loves.   Roxane is passionate about building an environment of inclusion and belonging that allows for stong connections and fosters a  brave space to explore difficult topics such as racism, inequity, oppression, and privilige.  

 
Roxane B.

Alondra Lazaro Gonzalez

Alondra Lazaro Gonzalez is the program assistant for the Center of Equity and Social Justice (CESJ). She graduated from SBCC in 2016 with a major in Spanish and completed her B.A. in 2019 at CSU Channel Islands with a major in Spanish and Chicano Studies.  She has worked at SBCC for the last nine years in different departments as: a  lab monitor, a peer mentor for SPARC, support staff for the Express to Success Program, and as an event coordinator for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Cultural Competency.  A product of the Bracero Program, both her grandparents were braceros, this family history inspired her to be part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at CSUCI where she examined the criminalization of indigenous farmworkers in Ventura County. She currently supports and advocates for Ethnic Studies as a high school requirement and plans to put her degree and life experiences to use by starting her own non profit organization that serves and advocates for the rights of farm workers. Alondra knows that working for the CESJ and helping students makes everyday that much more rewarding. 

 
Alondra L.G.