Allison Lee

Allison Lee works alongside José Woss on criminal justice reform, campaign finance reform (election integrity), and police militarization. Her primary responsibilities include lobbying members of Congress, writing policy updates, and conducting legislative research. She has always been very passionate about dismantling systems that promote racial disparities.

Allison was born and raised in central Florida. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from Bethune-Cookman University, where she was active in Student Government Association, NAACP, and various other organizations that allowed her to serve both her student body and her local community. Prior to joining FCNL, Allison interned at the New York State Supreme Court under Justice Laura Visitacion-Lewis and the Law Office of Kareem Vessup, where she assisted with civil rights cases.

When she’s not working or studying, Allison enjoys reading, brunch, watching movies, and spending an excessive amount of time on twitter.

Articles by Allison Lee

Update Mass Incarceration, Deportation and Hispanic Heritage Month  

During Hispanic Heritage month we celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Update The Prison Strike - What It Means 

Prisoners conducted a national strike to call attention to the conditions in prisons from Aug. 21 to Sept. 9.

Update Stop Shackling Mothers and Start Improving Prisons 

The U.S. incarcerates more of its people than any other country in the world. Increasingly, women are making up the fastest growing demographic behind bars.