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Sandra Park

Sandra Park (@sandrapark) is a senior attorney with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project.  Sandra’s work focuses on advancing gender equality and challenging discrimination experienced by survivors of gender-based violence, and she was also counsel on the ACLU’s successful 2013 U.S. Supreme Court challenge to human gene patents.  She previously worked at the Legal Aid Society, Bronx Neighborhood Office as a Skadden Fellow and clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in the Southern District of New York.  She is a magna cum laude graduate of New York University School of Law and Harvard University.

Articles by this author

 

New York Passes a Bill to Ensure No One Loses Their Home for Calling the Police

When a property is the site of "too many" 911 responses, the city may punish the property owner with penalties such as fines, revocation of rental permits, or orders of closure

Sandra Park ·


How VAWA Takes on the Systems That Perpetuate Domestic and Sexual Violence

#MeToo not only shed light on the pervasiveness of sexual violence—it also showed how people, systems, and institutions have been complicit in silencing survivors and fostering ongoing and escalating violence

Sandra Park ·


How America Systematically Fails Survivors of Sexual Violence

The multiple layers of discrimination that survivors experience, and the network of systems that foster it, could leave one feeling hopeless

Sandra Park ·



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