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Teague González has twelve years of public benefits advocacy experience directly representing homeless and disabled adults and children. She has legislative and campaign advocacy experience in defending public benefits from budget cuts. Teague has worked on-site providing legal services to homeless shelter residents, engaged in mass defense by training law students and volunteer attorneys to represent general assistance recipients at their termination hearings, worked in the county jail representing disabled inmates before their release, and visited youth shelters to assist transitional age homeless youth. Teague formerly worked at the Alameda County Homeless Action Center and was in private practice before joining the Center. Teague was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, and lives in Albuquerque with her husband and two children.
J.D. from New College of California School of Public Interest Law in 2006