California Women's Law Center
Sabbatical, 1999

Abby Leibman is the founder and Executive Director of the California Women’s Law Center. The Center is a statewide policy and support organization on women’s rights, specializing in issues of sex discrimination, violence against women, family law, childcare and reproductive rights. In addition to protecting and advancing the law as it relates to women and girls, the CWLC provides public education, community organizing, technical assistance and advocacy on behalf of underserved populations of women whose legal needs are unmet. A graduate of UC Hastings College of Law, Leibman was recognized in 1998 as one of California’s 100 most influential attorneys by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

* Abby Leibman is now with MAZON: a Jewish Response to Hunger.

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