Diana Hernandez

Advocate

Diana P. Hernandez holds a JD from Loyola Law School. She is passionate about serving communities impacted by the school-to-prison pipeline and fighting for access to education for children with disabilities and communities of color. During law school, Diana worked as a research assistant to the Director of The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation where she conducted research on the intersection of disability, immigration status, and the criminal legal system. She also externed at Disability Rights California in both the Civil Rights and Mental Health Practice Groups and served as a certified law student at Loyola’s Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic. Prior to law school, Diana worked as an Undergraduate Advisor at the University of California after earning a B.A from UCSB with majors in Psychology, Sociology and Latin American and Iberian Studies.

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