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Joined in October 2019

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Movement Law Lab’s mission is to organize the legal field to deliver critical long-lasting wins for our communities. By guiding legal advocates to work more effectively with social movements, our goal is to build a society that uplifts the dignity of all people and safeguards the sustainability of our planet.

At the Lab, we believe legal advocates can play an important role in social change, if we switch our orientation from winning cases to using law to shift power, culture and systems — and we shift our approach from using law in isolation to working collaboratively with organizers and social movements.

Movement Law Lab’s mission is to organize the legal field to deliver critical long-lasting wins for our communities. By guiding legal advocates to work more effectively with social movements, our goal is to build a society that uplifts the…

Issue Areas Include

  • Climate Change
  • Crime & Safety
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Poverty

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