Kendra Fox-Davis, a long-time racial justice and gender justice advocate, previously served as an attorney at the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, leading civil rights investigations of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race and gender, and investigating and resolving complaints of race and sex-based harassment and discrimination. As a Thurgood Marshall Fellow and staff attorney at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, Kendra helped challenge discriminatory police practices and gang injunctions targeting African American communities, among other accomplishments.
Kendra also has worked as the manager of the Legal-Policy department at the ACLU of Northern California, and as training director for the Center for Third World Organizing and NAACP National Voter Fund. She began her social justice work as a youth organizer and later served as President for the United States Student Association. She is on the Board of Governors for Public Advocates. Kendra joins the Rosenberg Foundation from the University of California, Office of the President, where she worked to protect the rights of survivors of sexual violence, ensuring compliance with Title IX across the university’s 10 campuses, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as the Office of the President. Kendra earned a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles – School of Law with a specialization in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest Law and Policy.