Our Team


April Hasson

April Hasson

Program Coordinator

April’s background in grant writing, governmental program management and large-scale event planning make her a versatile Program Coordinator. She has a degree in political science from Syracuse University and brings a wealth of experience working in the public and nonprofit sectors. April's keen eye for detail, creative approach and methodical organization make her a key resource to JLA's projects.

April is an avid roller skater and founding member of Portland's Rose City Rollers roller derby league, where she was a team captain and played for the All-Star traveling team. After several years living in NY, Chicago and Italy, April is happy to reclaim Portland as her permanent home. She resides in the Overlook neighborhood with her husband Elon, daughter Emerald, and cats Caper and Prank.

I bike to work