Lauren Babb is a community leader, Vice President of Public Affairs at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, and former Public Affairs Director for Planned Parenthood Northern California. She is the former Assistant Director of the Office Legislation and Regulations for the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Lauren helped pass SB-639 (Durazo), which prohibits paying workers with disabilities less than minimum wage. She was a 2020 Women’s Policy Institute- State Fellow (SPI) on the reproductive health, rights, and justice team and helped pass SB 1237: The Justice & Equity in Maternity Care Act.
Lauren is a graduate of American University, the George Washington University School of Political Management, and the 2019 Class of Emerge California. She serves on the board of directors for Contra Costa STAND! for Families Free of Violence.