Liz Sullivan-Yuknis

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Associate Director

Liz recently transitioned from NESRI Education Campaigns Director to Interim Associate Director. She shares her time continuing to support NESRI's education work with the Dignity in Schools Campaign, while also supporting organizational development, operations and management at NESRI. With the Dignity in Schools Campaign, she 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 previously worked as a consultant with Human Rights Education Associates and as Project Coordinator at the Center for Economic and Social Rights. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and a Masters degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.