This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Clarissa Ayala

Lone Star Legal Aid
Communications Director
Houston, Texas
Clarissa Ayala serves as the Communications Director for Lone Star Legal Aid in Houston, Texas. Clarissa is LSLA’s media contact as well as drafts and delivers news/press releases regarding various litigation & advocacy topics. Clarissa writes & publishes content for the company website and social media platforms.

When Harvey hit four months into her new position, Clarissa went into disaster communications mode & hit the ground running. She disseminated relevant news and resource information to survivors through the LSLA website and social media platforms.

Clarissa has worked at LSLA since March 2010, starting her legal aid career assisting LSLA’s Director of Litigation. She earned her B.A. in English Literature & Mexican American Studies from the University of Houston in 2011. She has a passion for serving underrepresented communities & believes equal access to justice for all Americans.