Francisca D. Fajana

Francisca D. Fajana
Senior Counsel

An ardent advocate for lawyering at the intersection of structural racialization and poverty, Fran is a Senior Counsel with decades experience litigating civil rights, collateral consequences of criminal records, consumer and housing cases.

Fran has successfully pursued cases of import in federal district courts, including holding a housing authority accountable for condoning a racially hostile housing environment, and participating in litigation challenging unconstitutional revocation of driver’s license for nonpayment of court debts. Fran also has successfully advanced policy reform expanding opportunities for people with criminal histories and written extensively about the subject. Fran holds an LL.M. from Boston College Law School, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

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Juan Cartagena

Juan Cartagena

President and General Counsel

"There is an urgent need today … to analyze the intersection of police reforms, changes in the penal system and drug policy in this country. In reality, Latinos are disproportionately and negatively affected by police and criminal system practices that discriminate against them but rarely involve them in forging solutions."

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