Afua Atta-Mensah is the new Executive Director of Community Voices Heard. Prior to this position, she was the Director of Litigation at the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center. She received her Bachelors from Trinity College where she was a Presidential Fellow and is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law where she was a Stein Scholar.
Prior to joining the Urban Justice Center, Afua was a staff attorney in The Legal Aid Society’s Civil Practice Law Reform Unit, the Policy Director at the Center for Working Families, and was the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship that sponsored her work at the International Federation of Women Attorneys-Accra, Ghana. Afua has also worked as an advisor to community based organizations throughout New York City and has served as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law.