Melissa Cespedes del Sur

Melissa is a legal campaigning intern at the Public Interest Law Centre. She is currently working on PILC’s domestic-violence gatekeeping campaign.

Melissa is also a law student, organiser, and campaigner. She has previously worked as a coordinator and caseworker at SOAS Detainee Support, a group working in solidarity with people in immigration detention.

Melissa is a member of various grassroots groups including Sisters Uncut and Housing Action Southwark and Lambeth, and has worked as an organiser at Edge Fund and Global Justice Now. She is particularly interested in abolitionist and anti-racist theory and practices.