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Sarah Moe

  • Hosted by Justice at Work
  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime
  • Service location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Law school Southwestern Law School
  • Issue area Crime Victims Advocacy
  • Fellowship class year 2023
  • Program Crime Victims Advocacy Program

The Project

Sarah (she/her) provides critical legal aid to victims of workplace crimes, combating issues such as wage theft, unsafe work conditions, exploitation, discrimination, and retaliation. She aims to address the prevalent challenges faced by vulnerable workers, and seeks to rectify systemic injustices within employment practices.

Fellowship Plans

Sarah will use a multifaceted approach to reach her goals for this Fellowship. She will conduct thorough legal assessments of potential victims and identify cases of workplace crimes such as wage theft, discrimination, and unsafe working conditions. Sarah will also increase outreach efforts by engaging with community organizations and holding free legal clinics to identify and assist affected individuals. Additionally, Sarah will provide educational opportunities to community groups, partner organization, and law enforcement to ensure that other stakeholders know how to identify red flags for severe workplace crimes, such as human trafficking. Finally, Sarah will provide direct advocacy for victims of workplace crimes that may range from negotiations to litigation.

Recognizing that our daily lives largely revolve around our workplaces, Sarah is driven by the conviction that these spaces should be safe and fair for everyone. This commitment fuels her advocacy for workers’ rights, striving to create environments where dignity and safety are fundamental, free from exploitation and discrimination.

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