Today’s Fireside Fire Drill with Jane Fonda features Judith Browne Dianis, civil rights attorney and Executive Director of the Advancement Project National Office. Tune in for a conversation about moving between protest and power, securing wins for racial justice, and protecting voting rights for a just democracy.
Judith Browne Dianis has served as a lawyer, professor and civil rights advocate in the movement for racial justice. Hailed as a voting rights expert and pioneer in the movement to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline, Dianis leads Advancement Project National Office’s work in combating structural racism in education, voting, policing, criminal justice, and immigration. She was awarded the Prime Movers Fellowship for trailblazing social movement leaders and was named one of the “Thirty Women to Watch” by Essence magazine. She serves on the Board of Directors for Friends of the Earth and the Skadden Fellowship Foundation.