Sara LaPlante Biography

Data and Policy Analyst: New York Civil Liberties Union

     As the NYCLU’s data and policy analyst, Sara LaPlante gathers and analyzes quantitative data to support the NYCLU’s program initiatives. Her research centers around policing in New York City.  LaPlante came to New York from Chicago, where she completed a masters in public policy at the University of Chicago. She interned for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Frustrated by the racial disparities in Chicago’s queer community, LaPlante spent much of her time doing organizing around issues of racial and economic justice.