On Day 1 of Public Rights Project’s first organization-wide retreat, staff, fellows & partners 50 miles west of Montgomery, Alabama for an immersive afternoon, learning about the historic role Selma played in the long road towards dismantling barriers to voting.
As part of its first organization-wide retreat, PRP staff, fellows and partners sat down with Judge Myron Thompson of the Middle District of Alabama to discuss the role of the courts and government in the struggle towards racial equity and social justice.
In February, our Founder & President, Jill Habig, returned to her alma matter, Yale Law School, for a conversation on how government lawyers can build on the power of their offices to uphold the rule of law and defend their communities from the threats of the current federal administration.
In December, our team gathered for a three-day retreat in The Presidio to reflect on the many milestones we’ve reached this year: from growing our staff to launching our inaugural cohort of fellows, from our work being featured in journals and publications across the nation to embarking on a historic partnership with the the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Friends and supporters of PRP gathered to celebrate an organizational milestone with the launch of its inaugural fellowship.
PRP is excited to welcome its inaugural cohort of fellows, who are working with the Offices of Oakland City Attorney Barbara J. Parker and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. From L to R: David Urena (F), Callie Wilson (F), Erin Bernstein (S), Jill Habig (PRP Founder), Maria Bee (S), Genevieve Nadeau (S), Jonathan Miller (S) & Amanda Mangaser Savage (F).
PRP is thrilled announce its inaugural cohort of fellows, chosen from a diverse and competitive pool of applicants from across the country. From L to R: Amanda Mangaser Savage (Yale Law ‘14), David Urena (Fordham Law ‘12) & Callie Wilson (Yale Law ‘18)
In September, Public Rights Project convened partner organizations across the Bay Area to discuss how cities and states can push back against the excess of the Trump administration. PRP Board Member Ken Zimmerman moderated our esteemed panel. From L to R: Genevieve Nadeau, Ronald Flynn, Amber Parrish Baur & Maria Bee
PRP hosted its inaugural cohort of fellows and their supervisors in Oakland for a three-day orientation on enhancing their leadership skills and making a success of their fellowships.
On Day 2 of the Fellows Orientation, the fellows had the opportunity to engage with a great panel on how to succeed in government, maximize their impact and engage the communities they serve. From L to R: David Urena, Venus Johnson, Juan Rodriguez, Kaitlin Caruso, Yvonne Mere.
Public Rights Project hosts 4 CORO Fellows, (left to right) Oriya Cohen, Keara O’Dougherty, Lindsey Hogg and Tim Ryan, for 1 month to design our inaugural fellowship application platform, scoring rubric, and recruitment strategy.