Ambar Larancuent L’26
Ambar graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2018, she received her BS in Fraud Examination and Financial Forensics, with a minor in Law. At John Jay, she focused on immigrant law and empowered and assisted monolingual individuals in securing legal residency status in the United States.
After college, Ambar worked at the Legal Aid Society in the Bronx Neighborhood Office as part of the Assigned Counsel Project (ACP) Team. She conducted intake for senior citizens and guided them through the process of applying for and accessing resources to maintain their homes and avoid eviction.
Ambar also collaborated with the NYU Center of Antiracism, Social Justice & Public Health (CASJPH), contributing to the development of innovative programming that investigated the intersection of public health and criminal justice for John Jay students.