Reproductive Freedom Fellow
Lynne Walter is the Reproductive Freedom Fellow for the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina and joined the organization in 2016. She coordinates the organization’s reproductive rights and justice program, working with numerous agency and community partners to ensure equitable access to full reproductive health and justice. Lynne grew up in the Washington, D.C., area where she first became involved in social justice work. She received her bachelor's degree from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and worked with migrant farmworkers and Latin@ populations across North Carolina for several years before receiving her Master of Social Work in Community Organization from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Prior to joining the ACLU-NC, Lynne worked to prevent sexual violence, end racism, protect the rights of LGBTQI communities, and uphold reproductive justice and everyone’s access to comprehensive reproductive health care. Lynne also volunteers with a number of community groups, including Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, Triangle SURJ, and Organize 2020.