Nikkia joined Legal Aid Justice Center in October 2020. Prior to LAJC, she was the Development Manager at Voices for Virginia’s Children. There, she was responsible for managing and assisting with the implementation of development activities, leading fundraising events, and database management, as well as operational management. Nikkia’s career has been centered on nonprofit management and development, relationship building, and empowering marginalized communities. Nikkia is very involved in many community organizations and mentorship groups. She currently serves on ART 180’s programming committee and VAFRE’s programs committee. Nikkia graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in sociology.