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Sylvia Davenport

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

Coordinator, Critical Race Theory and the Legal System

Sylvia Davenport joined PBRC in 2022 and serves a Staff Attorney for the Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP).  Sylvia staffs the PBRC’s limited scope courthouse-based pro bono clinics for consumers and tenants in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. She also recruits and mentors CAP volunteer attorneys. Prior to joining PBRC, Sylvia worked as a Staff Attorney at Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County, where she gained experience representing tenants facing eviction. Sylvia also worked with tenants of Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Section 8 properties throughout Maryland, as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps VISTA Legal Fellow with Maryland Legal Aid. This position offered her the opportunity to develop and implement community outreach strategies, advocate on the tenants’ behalf, and connect tenants to resources.  Sylvia graduated from Appalachian School of Law and is also a graduate of Stevenson University, Catholic University of America, and Wilmington University.

Sylvia Daveport