Lillie Heyman (she/her) is originally from Florham Park, New Jersey, where she was a member of Congregation Beth Hatikvah. Lillie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy in 2020 with a BA in Public Policy and minor in Sociology: Law, Justice, and Social Change. On campus, Lillie was heavily involved in Dance Marathon, facilitated a project-based leadership development program at the Barger Leadership Institute, served as an elected representative in Central Student Government, assisted in sexual assault prevention research, and sang in a Jewish a cappella group, Kol Hakavod. She has interned for M.P. Cheryl Hardcastle in the House of Commons of Canada and Senator Cory Booker in his DC office.
She is excited to dive into Jewish social justice advocacy with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism following her work as a campaign field organizer in Michigan and Georgia for the general and runoff elections. Lillie's legislative portfolio includes reproductive health and rights, economic justice, labor, disability rights, women's issues, and human trafficking. She will also be working with the Women of Reform Judaism.