Sam Lew

Sam Lew (she/her) is the Philly Jails Organizer for ALC, fighting against human rights abuses in the Philadelphia Department of Prisons and fighting for decarceration. Prior to joining ALC, she worked as the Senior Communications Manager at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the Bay Area and as the Policy Director at the Coalition on Homelessness where she focused on anti-policing, the decriminalization of homelessness, and housing justice. She also organized with the No New Jails coalition which successfully shut down SF’s County Jail No. 4.