AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Ban the Box, Prisoners’ Rights and Prison Conditions, Regulatory Advocacy, State Legislative Policy, Record Clearance and Clean Slate Remedies.
Eva joined LSPC’s staff in February of 2016. Before starting her current position, Eva worked with LSPC as a law student intern and later as a post-graduate legal fellow. Eva’s primary responsibilities include legislative and administrative advocacy. Eva’s passion for working with and for people involved in our criminal-legal system began when she participated in a community garden inside California Institution for Women as an undergraduate student at Scripps College. From there, Eva went on to law school where she focused on criminal and prisoners’ rights law at Drexel University Law School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in law school, she interned at the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project and the Philadelphia Defender Association.
Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017 – PLI Training – August 15, 2017.
From Protest to Policy: Transforming a Grassroots Anti-Discrimination Movement into State Law – LAAC Training – December 11, 2017.
Best Practices for Providing Legal Services and Legal Education in Prisons and Jail – LAAC Training – November 2, 2017.