Levi Gonzalez (he/him/his) is a Policy Associate for The Bail Project.
Levi is a public policy analyst and researcher with a focus on understanding and assessing criminal justice policies that address and remedy experiences of political, economic, and social inequity experienced by society’s most marginalized communities. Levi joined TBP in after completing a public policy fellowship with the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL). While occupying this most recent role, Levi’s research analyzed the effects of automated surveillance technology employed by police departments on ethnic/racial minority and immigrant communities and how these surveillance tools reinforce poverty, inequality, mass imprisonment, and the prison-industrial complex
Levi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (2018) and a Master of Public Policy (2020) degree, both from the University of California, Riverside. Levi has lived the entirety of his life in the
Inland Empire region of Southern California and currently resides in the city of Rancho Cucamonga.
Outside of policy research, Levi is an avid reader (with a current focus on the history of U.S. foreign policy) and frequent hiker.