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Partner Profile: Stacey Eunnae

Each month, we highlight individuals working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. Meet Stacey Eunnae, Senior Staff Attorney for Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.

Name Stacey Eunnae

Job/Position Senior Staff Attorney

Organization Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Years on the Job 2.5 years at AJE

Where did you grow up? I moved frequently and lived in DC, Virginia, Egypt, Malawi, and Zaire.

What brought you to DC? Law school

What is your relationship to DCBF? DCBF Grantee


Favorite Vacation Spot Sharm El Sheikh 

Guilty Pleasure Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Hobbies Yoga, travel, astrology, live music, HBO

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave your house without is… Water or another beverage

If I hadn’t become a lawyer, I would be a… Graphic designer


List three main challenges you faced early on in your career Knew zero lawyers, caffeine overdose, and DC jail’s dress code

Most rewarding element of your work Supporting the most persecuted and rebellious teens

The most pressing civil legal aid issue in DC is… Lack of 24/7 access to safe, affordable shelter

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