Talila A. Lewis

Talila A. Lewis is an attorney, organizer and educator who leads intersectional social justice campaigns that illuminate and address grave injustices within our legal system that have gone unaddressed for decades. Talila’s advocacy primarily focuses on ending deaf wrongful convictions and supporting deaf and disabled individuals affected by mass incarceration. Talila is a visiting professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and the volunteer director of HEARD, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that focuses on ending discrimination against and abuse of deaf and disabled people in legal and penal systems. Follow Talila on Twitter: @talilalewis.

December 10, 2017