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Student at Claremont McKenna College

San Diego, CA
March 27, 2020

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Claremont McKenna College (CMC), Claremont, CA May 2020

Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy and Public Affairs with a Sequence in Human Rights Studies

●Relevant Coursework: Race and Policy, African American Autobiography (Inside Out course taught at California Rehabilitation Center), Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties, Political Philosophy: Equality

●Study Abroad: Spring 2018, Multiculturalism and Human Rights program in Rabat, Morocco

●DC Policy Scholars: Summer 2018, graduate-level public policy course through Pepperdine University


Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College (ASCMC), Claremont, CA March 2019 - Present

Student Body President and CEO

●Elected by the student body to represent student interests to college administration and Board of Trustees

●Tasked with oversight, management, and direction over ASCMC, both as a student government and 501(c)(3) California nonprofit corporation, including long-term financial and organizational stability

●Chair ASCMC’s Executive Board and Budget Committee, which allocates an annual budget of ~$400k

●Specific advocacy and projects surrounding mental health resources, sexual assault prevention and survivor support, free resources and events, adopting an official mission statement, diversity statement, and non-discrimination policy, and ‘banning the box’ for those convicted of a felony in admissions process

Orleans Public Defenders, New Orleans, LA May 2019 - August 2019

Investigator Intern

●Worked on team with attorneys and investigators to build legal theories to best represent clients

●Performed in-the-field canvassing, witness interviews, background checks, evidence review, and trial prep

●Wrote investigative reports and memorandum, organized case materials, tracked progress of cases

National Low Income Housing Coalition, Washington, D.C. May 2018 - August 2018

Policy Intern

●Responsible for writing between 5-10 articles each week for the Coalition's Memo2Members on current events concerning federal housing policy and disaster housing policy

●Researched and wrote weekly disaster housing update for the Disaster Housing Recovery Coalition

●Created, wrote, and edited entries for an inaugural blog for natural disaster survivors to share their story

●Prepared materials for congressional meetings on Capitol Hill; tracked congressional legislation

Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy, Claremont, CA January 2017 - Present

Campus Policy Editor September 2018 - May 2019

●Established new initiative to analyze campus policy and promote administrative accountability. Create standards for pieces, and work with students to draft ideas, conduct research, edit pieces, and publish.

Digital Content Writer January 2017 - May 2018

●Published a 600-800 word piece each week about aspects of law and public policy (foreign and domestic)

Americans for Immigrant Justice, Miami, FL December 2017 - January 2018

Family Defense Program Legal Intern

●Assisted in daily operations of the team, such as reviewing and summarizing cases, working with clients to intake new cases, and conducting legal research

Leadership & Service Experience

Student Affairs Trustee Committee Member, CMC Board of Trustees April 2019 - Present

Athenaeum Advisory Committee Member, CMC September 2018 - Present

75th Anniversary Committee, CMC November 2019 - Present

Student Leadership Association of California Board of Directors, Member September 2019 - Present

First-Year Guide, CMC August 2017 - May 2019

Student Manager, Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, CMC August 2018 - May 2019

Women and Leadership Conference Planner, CMC October 2017 - January 2018

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