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News Posted on April 24, 2014

Roxanne Strohmeier '16, Anita Barooni '16, Bianca Duenas '16 and Hope Alley '16 to Receive California International Law Center Fellowships

The California International Law Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 UC Human Rights Fellowships and John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships. Two grants of $4,500 each to support work in human rights have been awarded to Roxanne Strohmeier '16 and Anita Barooni '16. John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships, which are grants of $5,000 each to support work in public interest law, have been awarded to Bianca Duenas '16 and Hope Alley '16.

Strohmeier will be working as a legal intern for the American Civil Liberties Union's (ACLU) Reproductive Freedom Project. Barooni will be working with the Foundation Against the Violation of Law (FAVL), an Armenia-based non-governmental organization working to promote and protect fundamental human rights and freedoms. Duenas will work with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) Outreach Campaign to educate rural immigrant communities in Northern California on the DACA program. Alley will be working with the Office of the Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California.

The 2014 fellows will be recognized at the Public Service Graduation on Friday, April 25, 2014. The California International Law Center would like to thank members of the Fellowship Selection Committee: Law Professor Karima Bennoune, Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas Almerindo Ojeda, and Career Services Associate Director Kirsten Hill, and all applicants.