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Layla Al

Former Paralegal

ACLU’s National Security Project


Layla Al was a paralegal with the ACLU’s National Security Project. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Global Studies and a minor in Human Rights. During college, Layla worked as a research assistant for the Pearson Institute, co-chaired the Institute of Politics' Student Advisory Board, and served as co-president of the African and Caribbean Student Association. Prior to joining the National Security Project, Layla interned with the House Foreign Affairs Committee.