Keely Monroe serves as Counsel for the Bolder Advocacy Initiative at Alliance for Justice. She consults with and trains nonprofit organizations on the rules and strategies for legal and effective advocacy, including lobbying, election-related activity, and ballot measure advocacy.
Before joining AFJ, Keely was the Director of Campus & Community Programs at the national office of IfWhenHow: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice in Oakland, CA, where she provided guidance to over a hundred LSRJ chapters across the country and supported their advocacy at the state and community level. As a passionate advocate for reproductive rights, health, and justice issues, Keely further serves these movements as a member of the National Board of Directors for Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) and as an advisory board member for Women Engaged.
Keely holds a B.A. from Fordham University and graduated from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2011. She is licensed by the State Bar of California.