Community Justice Project
Alana Greer co-founded the Community Justice Project in 2015 and works as a movement lawyer supporting community led campaigns for racial justice. She was previously a staff attorney at Florida Legal Services and Advancement Project in Washington, DC. Originally from Miami, Alana attended Boston College and Harvard Law School, where she was a student attorney at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, representing tenants and homeowners facing eviction and foreclosure. Prior to law school, she was a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and worked with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area to defend individuals from the criminalization of homelessness. Alana is passionate about lifting up the voices of the community members she works with and using her legal and analytic skills to support grassroots movements seeking to dismantle structural racism and inequality. She is an Echoing Green BMA Fellow and an advisory board member for the Dream Defenders, Law for Black Lives, and New Florida Majority.