Cristina Meneses

FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum

March 18, 19 & 20, 2021

Cristina Meneses, Esq.

Attorney The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

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Cristina Meneses is a civil staff attorney with The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Throughout her 20 year career, both as an attorney and advocate, Cristina has worked in social justice in various forms: through litigation, legislation, developing trainings for health care providers and other community providers, and providing technical assistance on using race equity and intersectionality lens in legal and community advocacy. Cristina is a member of Baltimore Racial Justice Action Advisory Board and a facilitator. She’s committed to “anti-oppression” work and meeting people where they are at.