Gillian Chadwick

  • Hosted by Women Empowered Against Violence
  • Sponsored by Arnold & Porter Foundation
  • Service location Washington
  • Law school American University Washington College of Law
  • Issue area Domestic Violence, Workers' Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2009
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

The goal of my project is to empower survivors of domestic violence to transition out of dependency and victimization through better access to civil restitution, employment opportunities, and public benefits. My project will include litigation and advocacy components focused on expanding the use of monetary remedies in civil protection orders, enforcing the rights of survivors in the workplace, and ensuring access to appropriate public benefits.

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