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Yohance Edwards

Board Member

Yohance is a parent to a Prospect Sierra alum. Yohance became the first Director of Workplace Relations in the federal judiciary when he joined the U.S. Courts for the Ninth Circuit in January 2019. Prior to his appointment, he was the Associate Director and Deputy Title IX Officer in the Office for Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination at the University of California, Berkeley, where he oversaw the process for resolving complaints of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, age, gender, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity, including allegations of sexual harassment. He also conducted training on the university’s harassment and nondiscrimination policies and procedures and helped coordinate campus compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Prior to his time at UC Berkeley, Yohance was an attorney at the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Yohance received his BA from Brown University and his JD from New York University School of Law.