Project Adelante Team

Project Adelante was launched by Kristin Clarens, Isaac Collins, and Lucy Bassett. We collaborate with technical, communications, and policy experts in all facets of our work.



Kristin Clarens is a lawyer and community activist/volunteer, with more than a decade of experience supporting immigrants and two years providing support to vulnerable populations at the border. Kristin's legal background is in international law and she has worked as a lawyer and sometimes lobbyist for DC law firms for more than a dozen years. She speaks fluent Spanish and has worked with vulnerable populations in crisis situations, with a particular focus on protecting human rights, for the entirety of her career.