Virginia Leavell

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Virginia LeavellVirginia Leavell is a Director at the DC Action Lab, which she helped to found in 2013. She also serves as development coordinator for the Wayside Center for Popular Education. As a student, she was a founding member of the successful Georgetown Living Wage Campaign and the subsequent Living Wage Action Coalition. After working two years in Northeast Thailand for a grassroots study abroad program, Virginia returned to DC to work for immigrant justice with the People United and Mexicanos sin Fronteras. She has also worked at the Washington Peace Center, the New Orleans Workers Center, Change to Win, and the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) organizing green jobs.



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