The Public Interest Law Section has awarded Alana Greer its Allan H. Terl Civil Rights Award in recognition of her “excellence in advocacy on behalf of the civil rights of Floridians.”
Greer is the director and co-founder of Community Justice Project, where she supports community led campaigns for racial justice and human rights. Greer works with and supports grassroots movements seeking to dismantle structural racism and inequality. She is an Echoing Green BMA Fellow and an advisory board member for the Dream Defenders, Law for Black Lives, and New Florida Majority. She was previously a staff attorney at Florida Legal Services and Advancement Project’s National Office, where she worked with youth and parent leaders across the nation fighting to end the school-to-prison pipeline.