About

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Lena Sclove is a community organizer, activist, writer, educator, and advocate. She is a tenant organizer working to preserve low-income affordable housing and fight displacement in New York City. She has past experience in case management at an anti-poverty non-profit, adult ESOL instruction using Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed, and as the founder and leader of a writing workshop program at a domestic violence shelter. In college Lena organized students around access to multicultural education, against police brutality, supported immigrant rights, and interfaced with press and coordinated media strategy efforts to enforce Title IX adherence in sexual assault cases. Lena is a strong public speaker, skilled in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, WordPress, and social media platforms, and is fluent in Spanish. She believes that writing and social justice need each other, and has written two books and published feature stories in magazines and newspapers. Lena Sclove is passionate about dismantling systems of oppression and fighting for justice.