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Astrid Reyes


ACLU Human Rights Program


Astrid Reyes is a Paralegal with the ACLU’s Human Rights Program. As a college student, Astrid double majored in International Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies, with a focus on addressing women’s rights issues by utilizing the universal human rights framework. She spent the fall semester of her junior year in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she studied the international human rights system and interned for a local non-profit that provides free legal services to survivors of gender-based violence. A first-generation Latina-American, Astrid has worked with Latino communities in Washington, DC, Atlanta, and New York as a middle school and ESL tutor, community health educator, and reproductive rights and immigration reform advocate. Recently, she served as a Development and Communications intern at MADRE and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health. Astrid graduated from Emory University with Honors in the spring of 2013.