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1 March 2013

2013 Ford Foundation Law School Fellows

The first cohort of the Ford Foundation Law School Public Interest Fellowship Program has been selected and notified by their respective law schools. The exceptional and dedicated students selected for participation in this inaugural year will work with Ford grantees around the world during the summer of 2013. Learn more about the program.

Harvard

Beijing Yilian Legal Aid and Study Center of LaborBeijing, ChinaJulina Guo
Center for Constitutional Rights New York, NYNicole Summers
Center for Justice and AccountabilitySan Francisco, CAAriel Nelson
Center for Reproductive Rights New York, NYRuchi Shah
Human Rights First Washington, D.C.Meghan Michael
International Commission of JuristsGeneva, SwitzerlandSarah Wheaton
LatinoJusticeNew York, NYLindsay Kaley
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights San Francisco, CAElizabeth Floyd
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund San Antonio, TXElizabeth Hadaway
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Washington, D.C.Melanie Berdecia
National Day Laborer Organizing NetworkLos Angeles, CaliforniaSean Hamidi
National Domestic Workers Alliance San Francisco, CAAbbey Marr
National Economic and Social Rights Initiative New York, NYMelanie Zuch
National Gay and Lesbian Task ForceWashington, D.C.Conor Ahern
National Partnership for Women and FamiliesWashington, D.C.Maggie Dunbar
Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project New York, NYJenna Prochaska
New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial JusticeNew Orleans, LAMorgan Everhart
New Visions for Public SchoolsNew York, NYNicholas Pastan
Ohio Justice & Policy CenterCincinnati, OHDonna Harati
Public AdvocatesSan Francisco, CAMegumi Tsutsui
Public Advocates San Francisco, CAMatthew Nickell
Public Citizen Foundation Washington, D.C.Adriana Benedict
Public Citizen Foundation Washington, D.C.Michael Decker
Women’s Link WorldwideBogota, ColombiaJean Strout
Women’s Link Worldwide Madrid, SpainMaryum Jordan

NYU

Alliance for JusticeWashington, D.C.Vivake Prasad
Alliance for JusticeWashington, D.C.Andrew Jondahl
Brennan Center for JusticeNew York, NYAdrienne Warrell
Brennan Center for JusticeWashington, D.C.Monte Frenkel
ConectasSão Paulo, BrazilGabrielle Apollon
ConectasSão Paulo, BrazilAlex Connelly
Environmental Defense FundBoulder, ColoradoSheila Baynes
Environmental Defense FundWashington, D.C.Jack Nelson
Equal Justice Initiative Montgomery, ALBrittany Francis
Human Rights First New York, NYJohann Strauss
Immigrant Legal Resource CenterSan Francisco, CAJuan Camilo Mendez Guzman
Juvenile Law Center Philadelphia, PAJesse Dong
Juvenile Law Center Philadelphia, PANishi Kumar
Lambda Legal New York, NYGeoffrey Wertime
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Los Angeles, CaliforniaCristopher Santos
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Washington, D.C.Rebecca Hufstader
Muslim AdvocatesSan Mateo, CaliforniaRahim Manji
National Economic and Social Rights InitiativeNew York, NYColin Stroud
National Women’s Law Center Washington, D.C.Anne Mathews
New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial JusticeNew Orleans, LAJoshua David Riegel
Project on Government OversightWashington, D.C.Aimee Thomson
Socio-Economic Rights InstituteJohannesburg, South AfricaLyuba Docheva
United States Public Interest Research Group Education FundSan Francisco, CAJulia McCarthy
Vera Institute of JusticeNew Orleans, LAEmma Clippinger
Vera Institute of JusticeNew York, NYSiobhan Atkins

Stanford

Action Canada for Population and DevelopmentGeneva, SwitzerlandRebecca Vogel
Alliance for a Better Community Los Angeles, CaliforniaCesar De La Vega
Asian Law CaucusSan Francisco, CANisha Kashyap
Beijing Qianqian Law FirmBeijing, ChinaNicole Marquez
Brennan Center for JusticeNew York, NYKevin Jason
Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.Abhay Aneja
Center for Reproductive Rights New York, NYLauren Finkelstein
Constitution Project Washington, D.C.Roberto De Luca
Environmental Defense FundNew York, NYAmanda Prasuhn
Human Rights First New York, NYNeel Lalchandani
Indian Law Resource CenterWashington, D.C.Ashlee Pinto
International Commission of Jurists Geneva, SwitzerlandMark Middaugh
Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Los Angeles, CaliforniaMikael Rojas
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund New York, NYJennifer Williams
National Employment Law ProjectWashington, D.C.Briane Cornish
National Employment Law Project Oakland, CACamden Vilkin
National Gay and Lesbian Task ForceWashington, D.C.Salvatore Bonaccorso
National Health Law ProgramLos Angeles, CaliforniaByung-Kwan Park
National Immigration Law CenterWashington, D.C.Stacy Villalobos
National Immigration Law Center Los Angeles, CaliforniaAtenas Burrola
Native American Rights FundBoulder, ColoradoSteven Seber
Public Citizen FoundationWashington, D.C.Sophia Rios
The Sentencing Project Washington, D.C.Christopher Lewis
Vera Institute of Justice Washington, D.C.Alyssa Weis
Women’s Link WorldwideMadrid, SpainDenise Ballesteros

Yale

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund New York, NYHaran Tae
Aspen Institute Washington, D.C.William Zichawo
Brookings Institution Washington, D.C.Vishal Chanani
Brookings Institution Washington, D.C.Jane Chong
Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.Gabriel Scheffler
Center for International Environmental LawWashington, D.C.Jennifer Skene
Environmental Defense FundWashington, D.C.Mordechai Treiger
Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders Boston, MAIrina Vaynerman
Human Rights Watch New York, NYCelso Perez
Human Rights Watch New York, NYRyan Thoreson
Indian Law Resource CenterHelena, MontanaWhitney Leonard
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights CommissionJohannesburg, South AfricaValida Prentice
International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights CommissionNew York, NYAlexandra Hess
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights San Francisco, CAGillian Quandt
National Consumer Law CenterBoston, MAJoseph Sanderson
National Health Law Program Carrboro, NCSarah Grusin
National Women’s Law Center Washington, D.C.Abigail Graber
National Women’s Law Center Washington, D.C.Lauren Hartz
Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy ProjectNew York, NYJacob Siegel
Ohio Justice & Policy CenterCincinnati, OHEmily Rock
Public Advocates San Francisco, CAChase Sackett
Public Citizen FoundationWashington, D.C.Jacob Goldberg
The Sentencing ProjectWashington, D.C.Virginia McCalmont
Women’s Link WorldwideBogota, ColombiaAllana Kembabazi
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