L auren joined the ERC in September 2020 and serves as a Civil Rights Testing Coordinator. In this role, Lauren is responsible for coordinating fair housing projects and assisting on investigations. Prior to joining the ERC, Lauren was in private practice. Her work focused on representation of tenants and victims of police abuse as a civil rights and criminal defense attorney. Lauren has also worked as the Director of Enforcement for the Fair Housing Rights Center in Southeastern Pennsylvania and as the Fair Housing Specialist for Metro Fair Housing Services. Lauren earned her Juris Doctor at Mercer University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts at Wayne State University. Lauren is a member of the Georgia Bar, a Yoga Alliance registered teacher (RYT-200) and a birth worker.