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Gavin Kearney Senior Director of Multistate Advocacy
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
67 E. Madison St. Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60603


Gavin Kearney joined the Shriver Center in 2015 to direct its Legal Impact Network, a multi-state collaboration of legal and policy advocates working to improve quality of life and opportunity for people in poverty. Gavin previously directed the Environmental Justice Program at New York Lawyersfor the Public Interest (NYLPI), where he led multi-strategy community lawyering campaigns focused on improving the health and opportunities of low-income communities of color in and around New York City. Prior to NYLPI, Gavin served as the Director of Research and Programs at the Institute on Race & Poverty at the University of Minnesota Law School where he led groundbreaking strategic research focused on issues of structural racism in metropolitan America. Gavin graduated from Lawrence University and the University of Minnesota Law School.

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