Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

The below profile is for an individual who spoke at a Netroots Nation event. Their views are their own and may not represent the view of the Netroots Nation organization or its staff, volunteers or board members. Note: Speakers cannot be contacted through Netroots Nation. Please contact the individual directly through their website, email or social media.

Kira Romero Craft

Director of Legal Strategies
Kira Romero-Craft is the Director of Legal Strategies at Demos. Kira has led critical democracy and economic justice work, including combating anti-voter laws in Florida, ensuring voting rights for Spanish-language dominant voters in Florida and Georgia, advocating for the re-enfranchisement of over one million voters, challenging discrimination against Puerto Ricans, and protecting and promoting the rights of immigrants in housing and education. Kira was also part of the team that filed a legal challenge against FEMA on behalf of Puerto Rican evacuees to extend temporary housing assistance across the country post-Hurricane Maria. Prior to joining Demos, Kira was the Director of the Southeast region at LatinoJustice PRLDEF (formerly the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund). She also served as the Director of the Children’s Legal Program at Americans for Immigrant Justice, in Miami, Florida, where she oversaw the expansion of the legal team representing immigrant children in removal proceedings before immigration and family court proceedings. Kira is a former Equal Justice Works fellow for the Legal Aid Society of the OCBA. Her fellowship project focused on representing immigrant children in juvenile and immigration courts. Additionally, Kira also serves as a member of the advisory board at the Fordham Law School Voting Rights and Democracy Project. Kira is a graduate of Rollins College and received her law degree from the Florida State University College of Law.

Netroots Nation participation