Eva Wood, Esq. is the Anti-Violence Program Director at Outfront Minnesota. She holds degrees in Sociology, English, and Multicultural studies from the U of M Morris, and a JD from UCLA Law. While at UCLA she did extensive work with homeless LGBTQ youth and undocumented immigrants. She currently develops and provides trainings to MN service providers on LGBTQ clients, and barriers to service, and works with businesses and other agencies on LGBTQ inclusivity in the workplace. She travels throughout Minnesota and the metro area providing training. In the office she supervises the Anti-Violence program and provides crisis support and legal representation to survivors of violence. When working directly with survivors, Eva strives to embody a solidarity model of advocacy, recognizing that each individual is the expert on their own life. Eva recognizes that legal systems can be a triggering process and does her best to provide trauma-informed, survivor centered representation.
In addition her work at Outfront, Eva loves animals, live music, hiking, and board games. Eva lives in Minneapolis with her dogs and cats (and frequently a foster animal or two).