About Us

Monica Edwards

Federal Policy Manager

Monica is a queer intersectional Black feminist and an alum of the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama School of Law. A proud southerner, Monica was born and raised in Alabama. Monica is a long-time outspoken activist having been a part of the URGE chapter at UA as well as a member of UA’s Women and Gender Resource Center’s student leadership council in college. She continued organizing and activism in law school and was a part of UA Law’s Black Law Student’s Association (BLSA), OutLaw Queer-Straight Alliance and La Raza. A lover of reproductive justice her passions include activism around issues of intimate partner violence, racial justice, abortion access, and combating anti-blackness. In her spare time Monica enjoys re-watching Scandal, learning salsa and bachata, listening to music, and spending time with family. Roll Tide!

Monica uses she/her pronouns.