Francesca Bitton

Policy & Communications Coordinator

Area of expertise: Digital Advocacy; Creative marketing strategies; Planning national days of action; Mobilization; Knowing the lyrics to almost every song

You should get to know her because:

  • Francesca has been passionate about human rights, and more specifically women’s rights, since a young age—writing and volunteering in her local community and eventually becoming a county ambassador for young girls.
  • In her capacity as Policy and Communications Coordinator, Francesca continues along the path of being an outspoken advocate—helping lead two of the organizations key initiatives: the Equal Pay Today! Campaign and Stronger CA through political and media strategy.
  • Francesca also worked for the Israeli Consulate of San Francisco while in school, drafting policy memos and completing national and international policy research for the Consul and Deputy Consul General—focusing on LGBTQ+ and women’s rights issues. Later, Francesca went on to work in Washington D.C. for Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, where she continued to build her writing, research, and advocacy skills—eventually leading her to return to San Francisco to finish her degree and become involved with the University’s Title IX office.
  • She was the University of San Francisco’s Title IX liaison to the student body, and become a frequent contributor on equal rights issues to the University newspaper.

Alumna of:

  • University of San Francisco, magma cum laude and with Honors, in Political Science and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies.

Outside of work:

  • In her free time, Francesca can be found at an early morning spin class, reading the newest fiction novels, or mentoring undergraduates from her alma mater the University of San Francisco.
Legal Advice & Resources / Consejos y Recursos legales

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Due to our current caseload, we are unfortunately not able to offer appointments for employment-related issues right now. Please see our Know Your Rights guides for information about your rights at work.

For issues at school, temporarily we can only help with:
- Sexual harassment or sexual assault in higher education
- Gender-based harassment or discrimination (including sexual harassment or assault) of LGBTQI+ individuals at all grade levels

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We have trained legal advocates and lawyers on staff to guide you through your legal issue.

Note: Due to limited capacity, our staff can currently only assist new clients with select issues at school or related to education. We hope to re-open our employment-related intakes soon.

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Por el volumen de nuestros casos, desafortunadamente no podemos ofrecer citas nuevas por cualquier problema relacionada a empleo en este momento. Favor de leer nuestro Guia de Conocer Sus Derechos para información sobre sus derechos en el trabajo.

Para problemas a su escuela, temporalmente, solo podemos ayudar con:
- Acoso sexual o agresión sexual en la universidad
- Acoso o discriminación basado en el género (incluyendo acoso sexual o agresión sexual) de personas que son LGBTQI+ de cualquier nivel de grado


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En este momento, no estamos recibiendo solicitudes dejadas por un recado de teléfono. Sin embargo, usted puede someter una solicitud para una consulta por la manera de hacer clic en el link "Explíquenos Sobre Su Situacion."

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Tenemos defensores legales y abogados capacitados para guiarle por su problema legal. Nota: Por nuestra capacidad limitada, nuestros empleados solo pueden ayudar a los clientes nuevos que tienen problems specificas relaciada a la escuela. Esperamos que podemos abrir de nuevo las citas de empleo muy pronto.