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Wendella P. Fox L’ 76 works to even the playing field for students at the DOE’s Office for Civil Rights 

September 22

Fox emphasizes empathy and respect in her investigation of civil rights complaints against educational institutions within the Philadelphia Office’s jurisdiction.
Alumni, Civil Rights, Featured, Government, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Main feature, Social 

Law School alums pave the way for fellow Asian Americans in the legal profession 

September 1

The Honorable Stella Tsai L’88, Tsiwen Law ’84, Tanya Xu L’16, and Adam Tsao L’17 are among the Law School alums helping to obliterate the so-called “Bamboo Ceiling.”
Alumni, APALSA, Civil Rights, Featured, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Social, Student Groups 

Dean Ruger joins coalition of law school deans vowing to aid in the ‘looming housing and evictions crisis’ 

August 31

The joint statement expresses the law deans’ commitment to “take immediate and meaningful action to combat this crisis.”
Alumni, Civil Rights, coronavirus, dean ruger, Faculty, inclusion, Law School, Public Service, SCOTUS, Social, ted ruger 

Tsiwen Law L’84 and his lifelong dedication to securing Asian American civil rights 

August 26

Tsiwen Law L’84 has been an Asian American civil rights activist for decades, dating to the anti-Vietnam War movement in the late 1960s.
Alumni, APALSA, dean ruger, inclusion, inclusionalumnivoices, Legal History, Social, Student Groups 

Margaret Zhang L’15 advocates for pregnancy and lactation rights at the Women’s Law Project 

August 23

Zhang’s own experience of attempting to obtain lactation accommodations to take the bar exam helped inspire her career path.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, clerkships, Clinics, Fellowships, Human Rights, inclusionalumnivoices, Law Review, PI Fellowships, Social, Tertiary features, Women's Rights 

Equal Justice Works Fellow Kate DiVasto L’21 centers young people’s voices in her advocacy 

August 17

In May 2021, DiVasto was announced as one of 77 law school graduates selected to serve as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in the 2021 Fellowship class.
Alumni, Clinics, Featured, Fellowships, PI Fellowships, Social, Students, Tertiary features 

Rekha Nair L’12 named Executive Director of the Phoenix Legal Action Network 

August 16

For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Cross-Disciplinary, Featured, Fellowships, Immigration, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Tertiary features, TPIC, Transnational 

JD fellows to fight for civil and criminal justice and broad, systemic change 

August 12

The fellows’ work will be supported by several organizations including Equal Justice Works; Independence Foundation; Langer, Grogan, and Diver Foundation in Social Justice; Skadden Foundation; Toll Foundation; and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.
Alumni, Featured, Fellowships, Law Review, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Students, TPIC 

LLM graduate fellows to advance human rights in the justice system and technological world 

August 4

The work of Hugh Fitzgibbon LLM’21 and Meri Baghdasaryan LLM’21 is supported by the Law School’s LLM Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship.
Featured, Fellowships, Human Rights, LLM, PI Fellowships, Social, Tertiary features 

Fellowship experience: Jarron McAllister L’20 

August 3

Jarron McAllister L’20 is a Penn Catalyst Fellow at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ).

Alumni, dispatches, Featured, Fellowships, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social 

Pathways to the Profession: Charlotte Raty L’23 

August 2

Charlotte Raty L’23 is interning at Bayou City Waterkeeper (BCWK) in Houston, Texas.
dispatches, Environment, Featured, Public Service, Social, Students 

Public interest fellows to advocate for civil and criminal justice worldwide 

July 28

Upon graduation, eighteen 2021 graduates will pursue important and diverse public interest work with the support of prestigious fellowship funding.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Featured, Fellowships, Human Rights, International, Law School, LLM, Main feature, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social