Liz Sullivan, Human Right to Education Program Director

Liz Sullivan
Human Right to Education Program Director

Ms. Sullivan works with parents and advocates to promote policy change in public education to guarantee students’ right to dignity and a quality education.  She has carried out research projects to document human rights violations in U.S. public schools, and has provided trainings to parents, youth and organizers about how to incorporate human rights standards and strategies into their advocacy.  She has worked as a consultant with Human Rights Education Associates and as Project Coordinator at the Center for Economic and Social Rights, where she authored the report Civil Society and School Accountability: A Human Rights Approach to Parent and Community Participation in NYC Schools. She holds a BA from Brown University and a Masters degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.