LaKecia Farmer is the Legislative Campaign Coordinator for the Civil Survival Project. LaKecia is passionate about creating transformational changes to the criminal legal system using antiracist and community-oriented principles. She witnessed her family and community experience involvement in the criminal legal system, and experienced the trauma and harm that follows. Therefore, she has dedicated her life to undoing harmful systems by following the lead of and organizing alongside those most impacted by said systems.
She started her career working on voting justice and political organizing with non-profits, labor unions, advocacy groups, and community-based organizations. Most recently, LaKecia was a legislative aide at Seattle City Council focusing on organizing and outreach, administrative support, and criminal legal system policy work. Outside of work, LaKecia organizes in Seattle with anti-racist, climate justice, and political organizing groups.