Dilini Lankachandra joined A Better Balance in July 2017 as a staff attorney in the Defending Local Democracy Project. She graduated from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt) in 2015. During law school she worked extensively with the East Bay Community Law Center’s Green-Collar Communities Clinic to draft and pass a law creating a business entity specifically for California worker cooperatives. Prior to joining ABB she worked at Brightline Defense, a San Francisco-based policy advocacy nonprofit committed to bringing clean energy and jobs to marginalized communities in California. She completed her undergraduate studies in Classics and Political Science at Columbia University.