Holly Lincoln

Holly Lincoln has been a foster parent with the DC Child and Family Services Agency since 2017. Holly and her husband Nick have one biological child and one child adopted through foster care. She is passionate about encouraging shared parenting and racial equity in the child welfare system. Holly has been working as a civil rights attorney for the Department of Justice for thirteen years. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Smith College, and a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University Law Review. Since 2015, Holly has served as the Director of the DOJ’s Fair Housing Testing Program, which covertly investigates potential violations of federal civil rights laws in housing, lending, and public accommodations. Prior to law school, she worked in consumer education and media relations at cancer prevention nonprofits in D.C. and London.