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Laura Roach

Senior Program Manager

Laura Roach is a senior program manager at Equal Justice Works, where she leads the expansion of the Housing Justice Program. Laura joined the organization in 2019 as a program manager to support the DOJ-funded Crime Victims Justice Corps program.

Prior to joining Equal Justice Works, Laura worked with NeighborWorks America and affiliate network organizations. From 2016 to 2019 Laura worked at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley and launched new statewide AmeriCorps program, “Accessing Home”, to address housing insecurity in Rhode Island through residential services. Before directing an AmeriCorps program, Laura served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at NeighborWorks America where she assisted in managing community development projects across 32 states.

Laura has a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of New Hampshire and is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute.

Media

2023 Housing Justice Program Highlights

Disasters and the Rental Housing Community

Beyond Lawyering: How Lawyers and Community Organizers Work Together in the Housing Justice Program

Celebrating the Successes of the Housing Justice Program in Fighting Housing Discrimination

Improving the National Response to Elder Abuse and Exploitation

Supporting Fellowships that Help Older Survivors of Domestic Violence Regain Agency Of Their Lives