Kerri Colfer

Congressional Advocate, Native American Advocacy Program


Kerri Colfer

Kerri manages the Native American Advocacy Program, lobbying on legislation that affects Native communities.

Kerri holds a B.A. in English literature from Brown University and a J.D. from Temple University. Prior to working with FCNL, Kerri worked in the Temple Legal Aid Office in Philadelphia, helping clients in both disability and family law matters.

Kerri is a member of the Tlingit tribe of Southeast Alaska.

Articles by Kerri Colfer

Update Administration Moves to Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women - Congress Must Act 

FCNL Welcomes President Donald Trump’s decision to establish a federal task force to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. However, the taskforce alone is not enough.

Background Native American Legislative Update 

November 2019

Welcome to FCNL's Native American Legislative Update! The NALU is a monthly newsletter about FCNL's Native American policy advocacy and ways for you to engage your members of Congress. FCNL's Congressional Advocate for Native American policy is Kerri Colfer (Tlingit).