About Us

Desireé S. Luckey

Director of Policy

Desireé S. LuckeyDesireé S. Luckey, Esq. (she/her/hers) is excited to join URGE as Director of Policy. Previously, she was Senior Policy Counsel for Democracy at The National LGBTQ Task Force and a Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center, where she worked on health equity issues. Desireé is also a Co-Founder and Principal at The ACD Strategy Group, a progressive political consulting and DEI firm. Prior to law school, she worked on political campaigns and for a San Antonio City Councilmember. As a Midwesterner, her commitment to reproductive justice stems from her own experiences growing up in downstate Illinois and she is thrilled to work with young people from communities like her own. She is a proud graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Howard University and is a member of the Maryland Bar. Outside of her work as an attorney, Desireé serves on several boards and commissions, including the Mayor’s Advisory Committee to the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Maryland State Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also collaborating to create Bigger Than My Body, a collective of women of color sharing experiences about disordered eating. Desireé also enthusiastically reviews craft beers, reads voraciously, and travels as much as possible.