Lizzie Porterfield

Development and Executive Director Assistant
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Lizzie joined Children’s Law Center in August 2019 as the Development and Executive Director Assistant, supporting both the Development team and the Executive Director, Judith Sandalow. A recent graduate of Georgetown University with a strong interest in social justice, Lizzie has experience creating campaigns and narratives to assist marginalized and vulnerable populations. In college, she served in several leaderships with Students of Georgetown, Inc. (“The Corp”) and taught and interned in various DC schools.  She was heavily involved in Georgetown’s Prisons and Justice initiative, which included advocating for a wrongly-convicted woman in Georgia and providing testimony on a bill before the DC Council in 2019. While at Georgetown she also wrote grant proposals advocating for a safe, transitional housing program for survivors of relationship violence and sexual assault and for the development of a music program in the DC Jail.

Education: 
Georgetown University, B.A., English and Women’s and Gender Studies