Senior Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan
Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, New York, is an senior counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF, where she focuses on low-wage Latina immigrant workers as part of the organization’s economic justice platform, legal support in the face of the economic crisis in Puerto Rico, and human rights advocacy before regional and international bodies. Bannan has worked on gender and racial justice issues, including access to reproductive health, sexual violence, and violence against women in conflict zones. Prior to joining LatinoJustice PRLDEF, she worked in the International Women's Human Rights Clinic at CUNY School of Law and the Center for Reproductive Rights. Bannan also serves as president of the National Lawyers Guild, is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Task Force on Puerto Rico and Inter-American Affairs Committee, and is a board member of MADRE.