Delaney Green

Delaney Green is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Policy Advocacy Clinic. She received her master of public policy from the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy in 2021. She received her B.A. in peace studies magna cum laude in 2014 from Goucher College. She was an IEC Fellow at the Loyola University Institute for Environmental Communication in 2017.

Prior to graduate school, Green was a community health liaison working on HIV/AIDS testing and prevention at Priority Health Care in New Orleans (2014-15) and an administrative coordinator (2017-18) and operations associate (2018-19) working on environmental justice at the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science. 

In graduate school, Green was administrative coordinator for Students of Color in Public Policy, a member of Reimagining Justice — GSPP’s student organization on carceral abolition and criminal-legal reform policy — and a member of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative. She was a graduate teaching assistant for four semesters in the Department of Global Studies (2019-21). In her first year, Green was a policy consultant (team of five) for the California State Assembly Committee on Budget where she conducted a best practices analysis for public engagement in state budget deliberations, including a literature review on participatory budgeting and presentation of findings to the chief budget consultant (2020). During the summer between her first and second years in graduate school, she was a Public Open Space Monitoring and Compliance Intern in the San Francisco Planning Department where her work included developing diversity, equity, and inclusion metrics and recommendations for best practices in city planning of open spaces (2020).

In her second year, Green interned in the Policy Advocacy Clinic where she worked with a team of law and public policy students on juvenile fee abolition campaigns in the Deep South. In Louisiana, she drafted public records requests and research memos and assembled advocacy and educational materials for the public, community partner organizations, and government stakeholders (2020-21). In her final semester, she was a policy consultant in the Financial Justice Project at the San Francisco Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector researching victim restitution on behalf of the California Debt-Free Justice Coalition and the clinic, including conducting a policy analysis and drafting recommendations for legislation and/or restorative alternatives to restitution (2021).