Speaker Profile

Daren Garshelis

Daren Garshelis
The Forefront Project

Daren Garshelis is Director of The Forefront Project, where he advises and represents nonprofit organizations that advance and defend reproductive rights, health, and justice. He is also an outspoken activist for equity and justice, and serves as a member of the Sierra Club National Political Team. Daren previously worked for nonprofits as an attorney at Adler & Colvin, as an in-house advocacy lawyer at Sierra Club, and as counsel at Alliance for Justice. He also previously served as President and as a member of the Board of Directors of La Raza Centro Legal, a community legal aid organization in San Francisco's Mission District.