Marian Avila Breach

UC Berkeley School of Law

Keesal Young & Logan



Marian Breach is a Mexican immigrant who grew up in California and then went back to Mexico to reconnect with her heritage. She came back to the U.S. and completed her bachelor’s degree at UC Santa Cruz where she worked in a research lab doing open source investigation to help protect human rights in Latin America. After college, she has dedicated her time to addressing the inequality pervasive in the criminal justice system, both by working with people in prison and system impacted children through the Walls to Bridges book project. Marian also volunteers at Mt. Tamalpais College within San Quentin State Prison, as she is dedicated to learning about the prison system and about ways in which to provide better re-entry access to all incarcerated people. Marian is committed to acting to the best of her ability to push forward transformative change and work alongside others in a global effort for a better space for all. Marian is a 1L UC Berkeley School of Law.

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