Aunna Dennis joined the Lawyers’ Committee in March 2014 as a National Coordinator. She works primarily with the Stop Hate Project and Voting Rights Project, focusing on organizing programs in key states and assisting the national program to ensure equal access to the voting booth and combating discrimination. She is also responsible for coordinating community engagement platforms through coalitional building.
Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee, Aunna worked as an Election Trainer with Montgomery County Board of Elections (MD) focusing on alignment of policies and training. As an Organizer with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) she successfully organized workers and build community advocacy campaigns. She has worked with several women’s non-profits and governmental bodies, including The Whitehouse Project, Vote Run Lead, as well as with the Georgia General Assembly.
Aunna is also interested in exploring intersectionality of labor, LGBTQ, women, and youth issues while moving dialogues into direct action.
Aunna received her B.A. in Political Science from Hollins University.