Christina Das joins LDF as an Attorney in the Prepared to Vote and Voting Rights Defender Project after graduating from the City University of New York School of Law in 2020. Christina began working on voting rights matters as a campus organizing fellow during the 2012 Presidential Election. Since then, she has traveled for non-partisan election monitoring in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and in 2019, to Jackson, Mississippi as a law student extern with LDF. Christina is a community organizer of ten years, leading civic engagement programs and issue advocacy on matters ranging from ballot access, election protection, immigrant justice, and pay parity for workers.
During law school, Christina served first as a Staff Editor, and then as a Managing Board Editor of the CUNY Law Review. During this time, she was a lead facilitator for the law review’s multidisciplinary Voting Rights Symposium focusing on restrictive voting legislation as well as redistricting, and the 2020 Census. As a fellow with the Sorensen Center for International Peace & Justice, Christina worked abroad in New Delhi, India combatting gender justice issues with Breakthrough India. Christina was also a South Asian Bar Association of New York Public Interest Law fellow, interning with the Labor Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office and she served as a Summer Associate with the D.C. office of Outten & Golden, LLP.
Christina graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh Honors College with a dual degree in Political Science & Philosophy. Since graduating law school, Christina served as the Richard C. Failla Legal Fellow with the NYC Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings (OATH). She remains involved in electoral organizing from the local to the national level, seeking to aid more New Americans access to the ballot box.