Natalie Ossenfort

Director, Alliance for Justice - Texas Office

Natalie Ossenfort is the Director of Alliance for Justice’s Texas office, where she works with nonprofit organizations and funders to strengthen their advocacy capacity and understanding of the rules of nonprofit advocacy and lobbying.  She has more than a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector, working in the fields of public policy and criminal justice. She previously helped to create and run the Innocence Project of Texas (IPTX), a non-profit organization dedicated to freeing those wrongfully convicted of crimes in the state. At IPTX, Natalie held both Executive Director and Chief Staff Attorney positions, and she specialized in the litigation of cases involving the use of DNA evidence. She also worked with the organization to successfully advocate on behalf of reforms designed to reduce the number of wrongful convictions and assist those reentering society after lengthy terms of unjust confinement. Natalie obtained her law degree from the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth. She earned her undergraduate B.A. from Trinity University in San Antonio, where she majored in Political Science and graduated cum laude.

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Advocacy Guidance for Nonprofits and Foundations

Posted on October 11, 2018 by Ernest Loevinsohn, John Fawcett, Natalie Ossenfort

Influencing public policy is one way to increase your organization’s impact for changing people’s lives. Join our speakers from Alliance for Justice and RESULTS Educational Fund for insightful information on how you can develop a strong advocacy plan. Learn the importance of advocacy work and how to legally use your funding and your voice to shine light on critical issues… Read More

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