"Our core belief and mission statement is to help the refugees so they can help themselves and the community"


Lori Shellenberger is an election reform and voting rights strategist who consults on state and national campaigns to build a more inclusive and representative democracy.


Shellenberger was director of the ACLU of California's Voting Rights Project from 2011 to 2017, where she spearheaded integrated legal, policy, and organizing strategies to re-enfranchise people stripped of their voting rights because of a criminal conviction; advocate for compliance with state and federal voting rights laws; and advance legislation and implementation to build an infrastructure for voter registration at public assistance agencies, offices serving people with disabilities, Covered California, and the Department of Motor Vehicles.