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