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Reproductive Rights Attorney



Erin Armstrong is an attorney at the ACLU of New Mexico where she focuses on strategies to protect and expand reproductive rights and increase access to reproductive health care throughout the state.

Before joining the ACLU, Erin was a staff attorney and reproductive justice law fellow at the National Health Law Program’s (NHeLP) Washington, D.C. office, where she worked at the national level to improve access to reproductive health care for low income and underserved communities.

As a law student, Erin held positions at the East Bay Community Law Center’s medical-legal partnership in Oakland, California, the Southwest Women’s Law Center in New Mexico, and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to law school, she coordinated a reproductive health grants and membership program, worked for the New Mexico Department of Health to improve services for people living with HIV/AIDS, and advocated for drug policy reform grounded in compassion and public health.

Erin is a current board member and former president of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. She is also the recipient of the 2009 New Mexico Public Health Association Phil Lynch Legislative Award. Erin received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and her B.A. from the University of New Mexico.

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