Rachel Freed

Rachel Gore Freed is a Cambridge-based human rights lawyer, community organizer, and social justice advocate and educator with a wealth of domestic and international experience. As UUSC’s Vice President and Chief Program Officer, Freed leads the organization’s creative and effective approaches to advancing human rights.

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Protecting freedom from domestic violence and the right to asylum

By: Rachel Freed & Joshua Leach

The restoration of asylum rights to domestic violence survivors in the US illuminates the power of strategic litigation to create positive change—but there are ...


Values-based collective action helps resist the criminalization of compassion

By: Rachel Freed

Humanitarian workers giving aid to migrants are being threatened and in some cases imprisoned. But compassionate assistance for imperiled people in all settings ...




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