Corinne Green came to Transgender Law Center in 2017 from New Orleans, Louisiana. As President of Louisiana Trans Advocates and Research and Policy Coordinator for Equality Louisiana, she defeated anti-LGBTQ legislation and secured the Deep South’s first statewide protections for trans people in an executive order signed by Gov. Edwards. In the areas of juvenile justice and harm reduction, she helped to raise the age of criminal jurisdiction in the state from 17 and 18, expanded access to the overdose reversal drug naloxone, and later worked on drug policy for the Edwards administration.
She has bachelor’s degrees in French and International Studies from Louisiana State University.