Welcome to Liz Loeb!
Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light is thrilled to welcome Liz Loeb to our team as Associate Director.
Liz Loeb is a civil rights attorney and community organizer with twenty years of experience working in political and social movements for justice. A graduate of Brown University, Liz holds a law degree from NYU School of Law and a Ph.D in critical social theory from the NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Liz has worked as an international human rights attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and as an attorney with the national ACLU criminal justice project, where she was part of the litigation team that won the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Safford v. Redding, which led to a national prohibition against forced strip searches in public schools. Liz led the successful statewide campaign to defeat the 2012 Voter Restriction amendment and recently served as Co-Director of Kaleo Center for Faith, Justice & Social Transformation.
As Associate Director, Liz supports all aspects of MNIPL’s organizational development, with a special focus on civic engagement, relational organizing, and grassroots fundraising. In all of her work, Liz hopes to nurture MNIPL’s ability to create and sustain organizational practices that are grounded in a commitment to racial justice and to the conditions of collective liberation.
In addition to her organizing work, Liz is a 500 hour registered yoga teacher and an active member of Shir Tikvah synagogue in Minneapolis. Liz lives in Northeast Minneapolis with her partner Sarah and their dog Chloe.
If you’d like to contact Liz, email [email protected].