Staff & Advisors

Liz Sullivan-Yuknis

Co-Executive Director


Liz recently transitioned from Education Campaigns Director to Co-Executive Director at Partners for Dignity & Rights. She shares her time continuing to support our education work with the Dignity in Schools Campaign, while also supporting organizational development, operations and management at Partners for Dignity & Rights. With the Dignity in Schools Campaign, she works with youth, families, organizers and advocates to promote policy change in public education to guarantee students’ rights to dignity and a quality education. She has carried out research projects to document human rights violations in U.S. public schools, and has provided trainings to parents, youth and organizers about how to incorporate human rights standards and strategies into their advocacy. She has previously worked as a consultant with Human Rights Education Associates and as Project Coordinator at the Center for Economic and Social Rights. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and a Masters degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Email liz (at)

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