Skadden Foundation Fellow, Campaign Legal Center |
Blair is a Skadden Fellow at Campaign Legal Center where she leads the Restore Your Vote Project using organizing tactics to provide voting rights restoration services to people with past felony convictions. She helped create RestoreYourVote.org, a rights restoration toolkit used by nearly 50,000 people since its launch in August. Restore Your Vote organizers in Alabama, Nevada, and Arizona have personally assisted more than 3,700 individuals with convictions and trained over 2,600 community leaders on rights restoration processes. They are starting work in Tennessee this Spring. Blair previously worked as the Democracy Advocate at the U.S. PIRG, where she lobbied on campaign finance reform and led a rally at the Supreme Court to protest McCutcheon v. FEC. She has co-authored several reports on the impact of Citizens United and published an essay entitled “Laying the Foundation for a New Jurisprudence in State Courts” in the Election Law Journal.