About the Author

Anna Guy is an attorney with Disability Rights Washington’s AVID Prison Project, where she focuses on both individual and systemic advocacy on behalf of inmates with disabilities.  Prior to coming to DRW, Anna protected the rights of individuals with disabilities by serving as a voting member on the Behavioral Associates of Massachusetts, Human Rights Committee.  Anna graduated from Roger Williams University School of Law (RWU) where she received recognition for her commitment to public service.  While at RWU, Anna participated in a medical-legal collaborative program with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  She also represented clients as a student attorney in the RWU Criminal Defense Clinic, and held various internships and externships in which she was an advocate for marginalized populations.  Prior to attending law school, Anna graduated on the Dean’s List from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a B.A. in Psychology.

Anna Guy, attorney at Disability Rights Washington, stands outside of Stafford Creek Corrections Center during a monitoring visit.

The AVID Prison Project is a collaboration between The Arizona Center for Disability Law, Disability Law Colorado, The Advocacy Center of Louisiana, Disability Rights New York, Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities of South Carolina, Disability Rights Texas, Disability Rights Washington and The National Disability Rights Network.