Olivia moved back to her hometown of New Orleans to join in the fight against mass incarceration in Louisiana. While in law school, Olivia worked for the MacArthur Justice Center, advocating against police misconduct and for public accountability, and was a student attorney with Tulane’s Civil Rights and Federal Practice Clinic, litigating federal civil rights claims for renters with disabilities.
She joins LCCR excited to reconnect with her original love of advocating for marginalized teenagers. She first engaged with her passion for justice through work with a Chicago youth organizing group called Fearless Leading by the Youth, supporting youth who pushed for the re-opening of a Level I Trauma Center on the Southside of Chicago. Before law school, Olivia worked in development for environmental organizations in New York City, and was a member of the inaugural cohort of the New York Community Trust Leadership Fellows. Olivia graduated from the University of Chicago in 2013, and from Tulane Law School in 2019.