Building relationships, collective power and legal resources to abolish oppressive systems and recreate cooperative institutions that minimize suffering and maximize belonging for Black folks with intersecting identities of marginalization.
Julian (they/he) is a Graduate Clinical Teaching Fellow with the Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center, where they supervise law school students in their representation of social enterprises and nonprofits, co-teach the clinic seminar and support with client development and community outreach. They are also the Founder of Yo Hablo, LLC, a company that uses hip hop to teach Spanish to beginning learners, and a community organizer in DC.
Prior to joining GULC, Julian was the Supervising Attorney for the Capacity Building practice at TakeRoot Justice. At TakeRoot Julian advised dozens of worker cooperatives, small businesses, nonprofits, informal collectives, and coalitions with respect to formation, post-formation legal needs, policy development and strategy, research and advocacy. Julian previously advised Latin American companies as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and taught high school Spanish in Southern California. They earned their BA in Philosophy from Northwestern University and their JD from Harvard Law School.