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Homelessness Prevention Project

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Economic Justice, Housing Justice

Silvana Naguib

Directing Attorney – Homelessness Prevention Law Project

Silvana Naguib is the Directing Attorney of Public Counsel’s Homelessness Prevention Law Project. Her team represents people experiencing homelessness and people at imminent risk of homelessness with a wide range of legal needs, helping to remove barriers to safe, stable, secure housing.

In the past, she has worked as a prisoners’ rights litigator, a housing attorney, a public defender, a criminal appellate lawyer, and a public interest career counselor for law students. Fundamentally, she is an anti-poverty lawyer working to address the harms caused by systemic racism and wealth inequality in many different contexts. She has practiced in Chicago, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles.

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