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Policy Director, National LGBTQ Task Force
Meghan Maury is Policy Director for the National LGBTQ Task Force’s Advocacy and Action team and a member of the Census Bureau's National Advisory Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations. They are a graduate of Georgetown Law, by way of UMass Amherst and Holyoke Community College. Their work spans a broad range of issue areas, but focuses heavily on economic justice, criminal justice, immigration, and data collection.
Before entering the legal field, Meghan spent time running a restaurant, working at a factory, running a bookstore, trekking over 500 miles of the Appalachian trail, and volunteering in Guatemala, among (many) other things. The years they spent splitting their time between political activism and tax accounting were what drove them to pursue a career in law. Before joining the Task Force, Meghan worked with a variety of policy advocacy and legal service organizations, including the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Citizens for Tax Justice, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic.