Advocate for California higher education students with psychiatric disabilities to ensure that schools apply nondiscriminatory practices that provide students with equal access and opportunities.
Monica is the right person for the project because:
• Since college, she has advocated for people with disabilities, including students facing discrimination in education settings
• Prior to and during law school, she gained experience with direct client services including client counseling and providing legal information
• She has seen loved ones struggle with psychiatric disabilities and knows on a personal level the challenges and stigma people with psychiatric disabilities face