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Amy brings broad experience in law, human rights advocacy, and communications to her role. As MIRA’s Director of Legislative Affairs, she leads our legislative advocacy for the Safe Communities Act and other state legislation promoting immigrant rights, education, health and safety.
Amy’s career in advocacy began doing communications and program work at two Boston-based human rights organizations, Cultural Survival and Physicians for Human Rights. After earning a JD and Master in International Affairs from American University, she joined the Boston law firm of Palmer & Dodge LLP as a public finance attorney. She subsequently began an appellate immigration asylum practice, and was appointed to the governing council of the Massachusetts Bar Association Immigration Law Section in 2010.