Kristin Weissinger

  • Hosted by Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
  • Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Service location Denver, Colorado
  • Law school University of Virginia School of Law
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Education/Special Education
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Kristin aimed to protect the rights of abused and neglected children from Denver and ensure they access education and graduate high school. Kristin provided direct representation of Denver’s abused and neglected children who are at risk of dropping out, being suspended or expelled. And, Kristin advocated for reforms to remove barriers to education as well as bring school districts and state agencies into compliance with existing law.

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