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Elisabeth Voigt

Elisabeth Voigt is MHAction's Policy & Development Director. Before joining MHAction in 2018, Liz worked as a consultant to foundations and community-based groups around housing and climate justice. After working on President Obama's 2008 campaign, Liz served as Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), where she focused on civil rights. Both before and after her time at HUD, Liz was with Public Advocates Inc. in San Francisco where she fought for equitable development, affordable housing, and consumer protections through litigation, policy advocacy, and community-based campaigns. Liz clerked for the Hon. Richard A. Paez on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 2004-05, and before law school, served as a social worker.