Counsel, Racial Justice Initiative (formerly)
Co-author: American Bar Association Policies on Keeping Children in School
Keri Nash, J.D., served as Counsel for the Racial Justice Initiative and was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Initiative. It was created to advance a novel social advocacy and litigation strategy to address disproportionate minority contact in the juvenile delinquency, child welfare and special educations systems. At the Initiative, she spearheaded three legislative hearings focused on the juvenile justice system in Pennsylvania, co-authored several scholarly articles, made presentations before national organizations and developed a nationwide network of juvenile justice system advocates and reformers in support of the Initiative’s strategy.