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Urooba Abid


ACLU Disability Rights Program


Urooba Abid is a paralegal with the ACLU’s Disability Rights Program. She is an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a B.A. in International Relations with minors in Creative Writing and Legal Studies. At Penn, she was a Civic Scholar, student government Chair, and columnist for the student newspaper. Before joining the ACLU, she interned at several public interest organizations including the Public Interest Law Center, the Federal Trade Commission, and the U.S. Department of State. Urooba is passionate about utilizing impact litigation, community organizing, and justice-oriented storytelling to achieve social change.

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