Lalita Moskowitz started her legal career with the ACLU of New Mexico as an Equal Justice Works Fellow working to address the unique challenges facing women in New Mexico’s prisons and jails, including sexual abuse and access to appropriate healthcare. Before she graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2018, Lalita worked at the ACLU for two years as a law clerk for reproductive rights. Before law school, Lalita was a field organizer for Planned Parenthood of New Mexico and served as a team leader for AmeriCorps NCCC. Lalita received her Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College in 2012.
Lalita is currently an adjunct professor at the UNM School of Law, where she teaches a class on prisoners’ rights. She is also a board member for NMCAN.
Lalita is passionate about gender equality, fighting for those forgotten behind bars, and dismantling the prison industrial complex. She also loves jigsaw puzzles, big hats, and houseplants.