Raya Steier

( they/them )

Communications Manager


Raya Steier joined Lawyers’ Committee in August 2022 as the Communications Manager. Prior to joining LCCRSF, Raya worked in municipal and state electoral politics, serving as campaign staff to San Francisco Public Defender Mano Raju, California Democratic Party Vice-Chair David Campos and other progressive candidates. In 2020, Raya led the campaign to pass San Francisco ballot measure Prop I that taxed the wealthy to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for COVID rent relief & affordable housing. Raya defeated the corporate-backed opposition campaign that spent $5 million against the measure, passing Prop I in November 2020. They obtained degrees in law from UC Davis School of Law and O.P. Jindal University, India.

Raya was raised in Singapore and Calcutta. They are fluent in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu & English.