Sandy LoMonico joined the ACLU of Connecticut in 2017 as criminal justice organizer. Her primary responsibilities include organizing formerly incarcerated people, leadership development, and supervising Smart Justice leaders. Sandy works closely within the policy and advocacy department to integrate legislative, organizing, communications, and legal strategies in collaboration with community partners. Sandy helped to set the ACLU of Connecticut’s Smart Justice campaign culture by prioritizing directly impacted communities while developing equitable and reciprocal relationships throughout the state. A proud Connecticut native, Sandy has obtained a dual master’s degree in Social Work and Public Health at the University of Connecticut.