Erin French Nafekh
Erin French is an attorney on NCYL’s Collaborative Responses to Commercial Sexual Exploitation Initiative. French focuses on developing and improving policies, protocols, and practices to better identify and support youth who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. Prior to her role at NCYL, French worked to address the issue of child sex trafficking in South Asia and spent time working with at-risk youth and survivors of trafficking in Los Angeles. French received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, with specializations in both Public Interest Law & Policy and International & Comparative Law, and her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley with highest honors in American Studies.