Sandra coordinates Free Press Action’s legislative outreach and lobbying efforts. She focuses on open-internet issues including Net Neutrality and privacy, with a focus on law enforcement’s use of surveillance technology to target protesters and communities of color. Before joining Free Press, she served as a legislative assistant in the American Civil Liberties Union’s Washington office, where she focused on First Amendment and privacy issues, including Net Neutrality, minority media ownership, government-spying programs, and updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Prior to that, she served as a research associate for a 2008 congressional campaign in Maryland and worked in Discovery Communications’ government-relations group. Sandra earned a degree in political science from the University of Maryland.