VISTA: Meet our Members

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Anna Ladd

Serving at National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 2018-2019

Anna, originally from Kansas City, holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan and a Bachelors of Science in Social Work and Anthropology from Kansas State University. She brings experience in working with people experiencing homelessness and in refugee resettlement to her role as the Community Partnerships VISTA at NLADA. She's particularly excited to integrate social services and the justice system at NLADA. In her spare time, you can find Anna drinking coffee, working in tenants' rights advocacy, and attempting to sew. 

​Kameryn Sessoms

Serving at National Legal Aid & Defender Association, 2018-2019

Kameryn Sessoms is a North Carolina native and graduate of North Carolina State University where she obtained her B.A. in Women’s and Gender studies. Growing up in Southeastern N.C. gave her early insight on the widespread community impact of poverty, and fueled her standing passion for equality. After completing her VISTA service, Kameryn plans to attend graduate school for public policy and begin a career fighting for institutional change.

 Coming Soon...

Serving at 14 Sites Across the United States and Territories

Stay tuned to learn more about the 18 AmeriCorps VISTA members who will serve in Public Defender programs across the United States and Territories. We'll be announcing more information about these incredible individuals and their service in August!