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Aleese Moore-Orbih
Executive Director


This is a headshot of Dr. Aleese | Dr. Moore-Orbih’s work to end domestic violence is rooted in an intersectional framework that acknowledges race and ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender and sexual orientation, age, ability, and immigrant identity. As the Executive Director of the Partnership will raise the visibility of the coalition’s anti-oppression work, move the public discourse, and support policy and community advocacy toward more effective prevention and intervention solutions.

Dr. Moore-Orbih has had over twenty incredible years of national and grassroots leadership across the country in capacity building, systems change, and collaboration building. Most recently, she was Director of Programs at CORA in San Mateo County, and before that, the Senior Director of Programs at the national organization Women of Color Network, Inc. Throughout her career she has advocated for survivors, Women of Color advocates, Black, Indigenous & Native, and Communities of Color, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, Deaf and hard of hearing communities, immigrants, and refugees in the Intimate Partner Violence field. She has also supported survivors of childhood sexual abuse, clergy sexual misconduct prevention, and has lead community organizing for economic justice, racial equity, and affordable housing. Additionally, Dr. Moore-Orbih has been a pastor and spiritual leader.