Annalise was born and raised in Wyoming before moving to Arizona in 2008 for college. After graduating, she served two terms with Public Allies Arizona. As a Public Ally, she worked at a shelter for unaccompanied migrant youth. Following that experience, she attended Boston College School of Social Work. While in Boston, she worked with Project Citizenship, providing legal services for the citizenship process, and also with the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health’s Immigrant Worker Center. Annalise has been with the Florence Project since graduating with her MSW in June 2017 and transitioned to the Children’s Program in August 2019. She became the Florence Project’s first Policy Coordinator in June 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys baking pie and growing her houseplant collection. Her pup, Bonnie, is the unofficial Florence office therapy dog.
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