Program Assistant for Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Rebecca Harris works closely with Legislative Representative Yasmine Taeb on issues including the Syrian refugee situation, the United States’ “War on Terror,” military use of lethal drones, and the closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. As Program Assistant, she conducts research, meets with congressional staff, and drafts letters and other materials.
Rebecca joined FCNL in August, 2016. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Middle East Studies and Economics from Brown University, where she wrote her honors thesis on Syrian refugees’ integration into the Jordanian labor force.
She is originally from Boston, MA, and loves handwritten letters, group exercise classes, and breakfast.