Danielle Diamond is an attorney, community organizer and environmental policy advocate with more than a decade of experience confronting the critical threats posed by industrial animal agriculture. She has co-founded and led coalitions and organizations to aid the rural aggrieved. As a Director for the Socially Responsible Agriculture Project (SRAP), she managed hundreds of local community advocacy campaigns in nearly 30 states. In addition to having overseen SRAP’s national team of community organizers, Danielle served as a Research Associate with the Department of Anthropology at Northern Illinois University (NIU). She has published research in a number academic journals, such as the Journal of Rural Studies, the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law and Environmental Justice. Danielle has also worked in private practice, specializing in land use, zoning and municipal law with the firm of Diamond & LeSueur, P.C. (now Diamond Legal, P.C.). She holds a Master of Arts in applied environmental anthropology with high honors from Northern Illinois University (NIU) and a Juris Doctor from the NIU College of Law.
“Defenders of Rural Illinois’ Communities and Environment” with Loka Ashwood Policy Matters 22(1) (2021): 114-117. Co-authored with Loka Ashwood.