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‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Lauren Deutsch, Esq.

Posted on April 3, 2019 by in

Lauren Deutsch, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Worker Justice Center of New York, a non-profit law firm devoted to dignity in labor for every human, regardless of income, gender, or immigration status. In 2010, Lauren joined the Legal Aid Society of Rochester in the Domestic Violence unit, and in 2014 moved to Healthy Baby Network, a reproductive justice organization, as Executive Director. Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts from Smith College in 2001, and worked in migrant women’s health in San Diego, California, prior to law school. She graduated with her Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2008, and began her legal career in New York City as a Postgraduate Domestic Violence Fellow. Her research interests include bruising injuries in victims of color, poverty and maternal child health, and trauma informed practice of law.

What do you love about Rochester? 

The people. Rochester is an incredibly resilient community of champions for positive change!

What is one of your favorite parenting moments, as a parent or as a daughter?

I love the running start hug I get when I pick my little one up from day care at the end of the day.


Join us for Bear With Me: Stories of Birth and Pregnancy on June 13, 2019 to hear Lauren’s and others’ birth stories!  For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.


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