Tori Larson is an Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Tori’s project focuses on decriminalizing homelessness through accessible and culturally competent direct services to individuals experiencing homelessness, local policy advocacy, and building meaningful partnerships with community-based organizations and movements seeking to support unhoused communities and end homelessness.
Tori graduated from Berkeley Law in May 2019. During law school, she interned at the Homeless Action Center, the East Bay Community Law Center, Legal Services for Children, and LCCR. Her internships and advocacy focused on providing low-barrier legal services to people experiencing homelessness in the Bay Area.
Before law school, Tori worked with an NGO doing immigrant rights and girls’ rights policy advocacy at the United Nations in New York City. She graduated from Vassar College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Geography. In her free time, Tori enjoys podcasts, tending to her houseplants, and hanging out with her best friend, her dog Foxy.