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Youth Advocacy Law Association

2014-2015 Board Members:

Sarah Fisher '16, Co-Director
Sarah McAteer, Co-Director
Ashley Mitchell '16, Secretary/Treasurer
Kimberly Quintano '15, Juvenile Justice
Sean Flatow "15, Communications Director
Evan Pell '15, Child Welfare
Henry Parr '16, Education        


Mission Statement:
The Youth Advocacy Law Association is a group for Fordham Law students interested in exploring careers that are committed to advocating for children and juveniles involved in the Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Public Education systems.  YouthLaw seeks to increase understanding of legal practice on behalf of young people, and to raise awareness of important policies and issues affecting youth, especially youth from underserved communities.  YouthLaw collaborates with leaders in the field, organizes discussions and networking, and encourages academic and service-oriented youth advocacy.

Email: FordhamYALA@gmail.com
Location: Room LL-101, PIRC Student Group Office, Lower Level