Co-Director, Voting Rights Project | Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Marcia Johnson-Blanco is the Co-director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project. She manages the Project’s programmatic and advocacy portfolios which includes Election Protection, the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition; ensuring minority participation in the redistricting process; advocating for the restoration of the full protections of the Voting Rights Act; promoting national and state-based electoral reform; and advocating for the restoration of voting rights for those with felony convictions. She also coordinates the Lawyer’s Committee’s international human rights initiatives including monitoring U.S. compliance with its treaty obligations. She is chair of the Board of the U.S. Human Rights Network and serves on the Board of the U.S. Vote Foundation. Marcia received her Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Linguistics from Georgetown University.