Allison has been a community organizer since she was 17 years old. She is originally from Orlando, Florida, where she focused her energy on healthcare reform. Ms. Berkowitz spent three years serving communities all over Alaska as a mental health therapist after obtaining her MSW in 2013. Since relocating to Maryland, she enjoys discovering its many varied and vibrant communities. In her spare time she is an Anti-Poverty Advocate with grassroots org, RESULTS, and is the Legislative Advocacy Manager for CRISP (Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy). Allison is also currently running for the Maryland House to help create more people-centered laws.