Alana Brown is the Executive Director of The SafeSisters Circle. Alana is a Public Interest and Human Rights Attorney focusing on non profit litigation and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, sexual human trafficking and reproductive justice as well as at-risk youth within the Washington, DC area and globally. In 2018, Alana founded The Safe Sisters Circle, which provides culturally specific, trauma-informed, and holistic services for Black women survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse living primarily, but not exclusively, in Washington DC’s Wards 7 and 8.
Alana is a native Ward 7 resident and was raised between Washington DC and Prince George’s County, MD and as such, has deep roots and relationships with the DC area.
In 2020, Alana received the Tip of the Scale Justice Award from DV LEAP for outstanding legal work on behalf of survivors of domestic violence in the DC area. In 2021, The Safe Sisters Circle became the recipient of a Momentum Fund grant, where the organization was picked by DC Ward 8 community members to continue their great legal services, advocacy, and outreach in that Ward.
Alana received her B.A. in Africana Studies from New York University and JD from Georgetown University Law Center.