Casa San José

Laura Perkins

Below, you will find a short biography


As Casa San José’s Human Rights Organizer, Laura immediately responds to ICE detentions and their consequences, coordinates Casa San Jose's legal services and advocates, through various campaigns,
for no more human rights abuses our community. Laura came to Casa San José after nonprofit human rights work in Honduras and Nicaragua. Prior to her work in Central America, she ran an ESL program in Washington, DC, where she obtained her B.A. in International Relations and interned at various nonprofits. Laura is a native of Pittsburgh, and she feels a personal obligation to put her international crisis experience to work by actively challenging the status quo and responding to the injustices her neighbors suffer.