July 23, 2019
CASA de Maryland
Elizabeth Floyd has been awarded a fellowship to join CASA de Maryland, where she will advocate for fair, sustainable transit development in a low-income immigrant community by supporting tenants and small businesses through direct legal services, organizing and regulatory advocacy. While at HLS, Elizabeth was a board member of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Article Editor for the Harvard International Law Journal, and Project leader and events coordinator for the Harvard Law and International Development Society. She was also involved in the Post-Foreclosure Eviction Defense Clinic, the Family Law Clinic, and the Harvard Education Law Clinic. Elizabeth has completed internships at Make the Road New York, at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee on a Human Rights Program Fellowship, and at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and the Environmental Defense Fund on a Ford Fellowship. Prior to law school, Elizabeth advocated for the rights of workers and recent immigrants in Durham, North Carolina at membership-based organization El Centro Hispano and the Legal Aid of North Carolina Farmworker Unit. She also spent a year working on civil society and youth issues in Perm, Russia on a Fulbright Fellowship.