Ebony Howard manages the organization’s recruitment and retention programs, and leads the criminal and juvenile justice work in Alabama. She leads federal civil rights litigation and policy efforts aimed at reforming government systems that harm children and other under-served populations involved in the criminal justice system.
Previously, Ebony was an associate at a Louisville, Ky., law firm, where she litigated a variety of cases, including civil rights and labor and employment. As a law student at the Georgetown University Law Center, she represented juveniles before the D.C. Superior Court in delinquency proceedings and represented D.C. public school students in expulsion and suspension hearings in Juvenile Justice Clinic. As an undergraduate at Howard University, Ebony ran a human rights education program for D.C. high school students for Amnesty International’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Office.