11928 Winward Ave
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States

(310) 569-4858

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Amy Durrence


Added on: Mar 08, 2019

FreeFrom's mission is to create pathways to financial security and long-term safety for survivors of intimate partner and gender based violence.

FreeFrom endeavors to make safety affordable for all survivors of intimate partner and gender based violence so that they can build lives free from abuse for themselves and their children.

Our work is designed to democratize access to financial programming and tools that support survivors’ healing and disrupt the dominant paradigm of what constitutes, and who is entitled to, wealth in the United States. Information is power. Access to financial resources is safety and healing for survivors. FreeFrom is innovating the domestic violence movement in the United States by treating economic justice as healing justice.

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Amy Durrence

Amy earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she began advocating for the rights of survivors of domestic violence as a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic. After graduating from law school, Amy continued her advocacy as a lobbyist for the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Georgia Women for a Change. After clerking for Fulton County Superior Court Chief Judge Gail S. Tusan in Atlanta, Amy joined the prestigious boutique law firm of Fellows LaBriola LLP where she litigated complex business, commercial, shareholder and insurance disputes. In addition to her litigation practice, Amy continued her advocacy as a Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Fellow, the Policy Chair for the Junior Leagues of Georgia and the founder of the Southern Center for Human Rights’ Ambassador Program. Amy joined FreeFrom as the Director of Law & Policy in 2019 after relocating from Atlanta to Los Angeles.

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