29 Jul '16, 8pm

CCR Ella Baker intern @ruby_beth recaps her experience in our summer program, her hands-on work & personal insights:

Ruby-Beth Buitekant is a 2016 Ella Baker summer intern at CCR. Check out her recent interview with the American Bar Association Law Student podcast. I am wrapping up my summer as an Ella Baker summer intern here at CCR world in Manhattan. In June, to kick off the summer, we gathered with legal interns from around the country who would be working at one of four social justice organizations. We spoke over those days about what it means to be in a profession that can simultaneously be useful in seeking justice in the face of oppression while holding the truth that the law has also been used to oppress, control and kill marginalized groups here and abroad. We challenged the exceptionalism that is often taught in law schools and instead were encouraged to think about the ways that the law can support of organizers and movements. We talked about the power of listening, learning ...

Full article: https://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2016/07/29/greetings-ccr

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