Briana C. Parker, Esq.
Briana Parker is a Policy Manager at Elevate, a nonprofit organization designing and implementing programs that reduce costs, protect the environment, and ensure the benefits of clean energy and water reach those who need them most. In this role, Briana leads water policy and Diversity Racial Equity & Inclusion (DREI) initiatives, and focuses on Elevate’s work in Michigan. Before joining Elevate, Briana studied law and worked as a social worker. Briana has been an organizer and member of Michigan Welfare Rights Organization for over a decade, an all-volunteer anti-poverty organization that represents low-income workers in the state. Briana holds a juris doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law, masters in community social work from Wayne State University, and a bachelor’s in social work from Marygrove College.