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Caroline Shurig

2015, Equal Justice Works Fellowships, Caroline Shurig

Caroline Shurig

Name of Host Organization: LAF
City, State: Chicago, Illinois
Issue area: Health Care, Children/Youth
Sponsors: Pfizer, Inc.

The Project

Caroline will protect the rights of children with unmet mental health needs through direct representation and community education in education law, public benefits, and medical benefits cases. She will use these cases to identify systematic barriers to the mental health services guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act.