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Maria Bruno

Civic Engagement Coordinator & Policy Analyst
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio
Participates in 1 Session
Maria joined COHHIO in May 2018 to coordinate the Ohio Votes program for the 2018 election. She has a diverse background in community organizing, voting rights, and criminal law, Maria also supports COHHIO’s advocacy team and provides training on housing law. Maria previously served as the Director of the Voter Protection Program for America Votes Ohio in the 2016 election, advocated for criminal justice reform at the ACLU of Ohio, and has worked in the criminal court system on both the prosecution and defense sides, having interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and also the Franklin County Public Defender’s Office. Maria earned a JD from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Pittsburgh with minors in Economics, French, and Spanish. She is licensed to practice law in New York. Maria currently serves as the VP of Communications for the American Constitution Society, Columbus Lawyers Chapter. Maria is passionate about helping low-income Ohioans participate in democracy through the electoral system.

Sessions in which Maria Bruno participates