Aarti Sharma

  • Hosted by Fulton County CASA
  • Sponsored by FordHarrison LLP
  • Service location Atlanta, Georgia
  • Law school Emory University School of Law
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Domestic Violence, Education/Special Education
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

The Legal Educational Advocacy Project (LEAP) will improve the educational achievement of Fulton County’s court-involved youth. First, LEAP will represent children in educational proceedings and form relationships with other stakeholders in the child law community; second, LEAP will file motions to ensure educational stability for children in foster care; third, LEAP will create a training program for Atlanta attorneys to take LEAP cases on a pro bono basis.

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