Allison joined Youth Represent in 2018 as a paralegal, largely to contribute to the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center’s Medical-Legal Partnership, and to ensure the clinic’s patients receive holistic, and culturally competent legal support. Prior to joining Youth Represent, Allison worked as an Intensive Care Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts, where she provided clinical assessment and case management services to youth struggling with mental and behavioral health needs. Allison attended Boston University, where she received a B.A. in sociology, minored in business administration and management, and was a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta honor society. While at Boston University, Allison conducted research for the United States Department of Labor, with the objective to increase workforce development opportunities for undeserved youth.