Samantha C. Pownall

  • Hosted by New York Civil Liberties Union
  • Sponsored by Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Service location New York, New York
  • Law school New York Law School
  • Issue area Civil Rights/Civil Liberties, Education/Special Education
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Samantha created a bi-lingual (Spanish and English) representation resource center at the NYCLU in New York City to protect public school students’ due process rights in suspension hearings and appeals. In addition to direct representation, Samantha included outreach and advocacy to students and their families and a legislative reform campaign.

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