Ashleigh Dennis, J.D., is a staff attorney with the Harm Reduction Legal Project. Prior to joining the Project, she worked at Root & Rebound, a reentry organization, on direct services and impact litigation, focusing on helping folks returning from incarceration with an emphasis on employment and record cleaning. She has been involved in criminal justice and drug policy reform since high school after experiencing a DEA raid and interning with Law Enforcement Action Partnership during her senior year. In college, Ashleigh founded the Chapman University chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (“SSDP”). During law school at the University of California, Irvine, she continued activism with SSDP and interned with Root & Rebound, the ACLU SoCal Jails Project, the Loyola Project for the Innocent, and Community Legal Aid SoCal. She is barred in California.