Nia Holston (she/her) is a Staff Attorney with ALC. Born and raised in and around Philly, she is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania. She graduated from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern public interest scholar, participated in civil rights and youth justice defender clinics, led an organization that trains law school students to represent children at their school suspension hearings, and organized around racial justice issues on campus. Prior to joining ALC, she worked as a public defender at the Defender Association of Philadelphia. Before law school, she worked as a paralegal at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.