Itzel works with low-income tenants who are facing housing issues in the borough of Manhattan. She conducts intakes, staffs the NYLAG office at housing court once a week, and assists attorneys on individual cases, as needed. Prior to joining NYLAG, she served as a paralegal at Philadelphia Legal Assistance in their Farmworker Rights’ unit and Low Income Taxpayer Clinic through the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship’s Haverford House Fellowship. Itzel received a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Latin American Studies from Haverford College and is a native Spanish speaker.