“In addition to shaping policy, Rodriguez works to broaden TASC’s reach and affect change within the communities where discharged offenders or recovering addicts will return…
“‘It’s not just about individuals who need support; it’s also about making the communities they return to stable enough to support and sustain them…’ she says. ‘We create opportunities for people to be restored to their families, to their communities, as taxpayers and parents.'”
Rodriguez earned her undergraduate degree in social work from Bemidji State University and her master’s degree in social service administration from the University of Chicago. She has served as TASC’s president since 2009.
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