Lacy Broemel is a Policy Analyst at IRAP. In this role, she works to advance IRAP’s systemic advocacy to improve policies related to refugee resettlement and family reunification.
Prior to joining IRAP, Lacy was the Refugee and Immigration Policy Advisor for The Episcopal Church. In that role, she advocated for the Church’s immigration positions and its resettlement agency, Episcopal Migration Ministries, to members of Congress and other government agencies. She was also responsible for training and engaging grassroots networks to advocate on refugee and immigration issues.
Lacy holds a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) with a focus on policy from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. During graduate school, she worked with the WashU Immigration Law Clinic to start its first social services program for clinic clients seeking food, medical, or other support outside of their legal case. She holds a BA in History and Gender Studies from Sewanee. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, she now lives in Washington, DC.