Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

Shayna Lewis

Senior Advocacy Advisor

Shayna Lewis is responsible for developing UUSC’s advocacy and engagement communications strategy, engaging and mobilizing constituents and influencing policymakers on and offline. She is also the president of UNITE HERE! Local 2661, UUSC’s bargaining unit. She joined UUSC in 2016.

Shayna has a long history of working in and advocating on intersecting social justice issues at organizations including the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), NARAL Pro-Choice California, and Human Rights Campaign. Previous to joining UUSC, she managed programming and communications at Calling All Crows, which celebrates the impact of fans and musicians working together for the social good–combining her personal passions for live music and progressive change. Shayna currently volunteers with the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund, where she was also a board member from 2014-2017. She has a JD from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and a BA in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Arizona.

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