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Mary R. (Gina) Mannix

Deputy Director

Gina is an experienced public benefits attorney who has participated in successful litigation before the United States Supreme Court and other federal and state courts. She participates in NCLEJ’s litigation, provides litigation support to poverty advocates across the country, directs NCLEJ’s communication and outreach efforts to advocates across the country, has authored numerous articles on welfare advocacy, and has extensive experience designing and conducting national and regional training. She conceived and directed the Low Income Networking and Communication (LINC) Project and is a recognized expert on public benefits, poverty, and issues relating to the modernization of public benefits delivery. More recently, Gina has participated in the Equal Pay Today Roundtable convened by the Ford Foundation to address equal pay for women and has co-taught a seminar in welfare law and policy at Columbia Law School. Gina is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law, where she was a James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and Fordham University.