Prior to joining OTF, Sandy coordinated Free Press’ legislative outreach and lobbying efforts, focusing specifically on the First Amendment and racial justice implications of Net Neutrality, minority media ownership, government surveillance, and privacy issues. Before joining Free Press, Sandy served as a legislative assistant at the American Civil Liberties Union’s Washington office, where she focused on First Amendment and national security issues, including free speech, reining in government spying programs, and updating electronic privacy laws. Sandy earned a degree in political science from the University of Maryland.