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Press Coverage

UPS' "Wishes Delivered" Holiday Campaign—Winter 2015

UPS' "Wishes Delivered" Holiday Campaign—Winter 2015


Teach for America's One Day magazine—Fall 2015 Full article & Podcast: https://www.teachforamerica.org/one-day-magazine/attorney-move

Teach for America's One Day magazine—Fall 2015

Full article & Podcast: https://www.teachforamerica.org/one-day-magazine/attorney-move


Print version of One Day article—Fall 2015

Print version of One Day article—Fall 2015



University of Texas at Austin—The Archer Center—Fall 2015

University of Texas at Austin—The Archer Center—Fall 2015


  An article I wrote for Teach for America—Fall 2015 Full article: https://www.teachforamerica.org/top-stories/tough-times-look-helpers

 

An article I wrote for Teach for America—Fall 2015

Full article: https://www.teachforamerica.org/top-stories/tough-times-look-helpers


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  A post I wrote for Bayview/Hunter's Point Community Legal—Summer 2015 Full article: https://bhpcommunitylegal.org/5-coaching-tips-for-attorneys/

 

A post I wrote for Bayview/Hunter's Point Community Legal—Summer 2015

Full article: https://bhpcommunitylegal.org/5-coaching-tips-for-attorneys/


Blog Posts

Here are weekly blog posts reflecting on my pro bono experience since I left Oakland in July 2015:

NAVAJO RESERVATION/WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA (TRIBAL LAW)

Spending the Holidays on Reservations (December 22, 2015)

This Time I'm Living on the Res (& the Importance of Allyship) (December 15, 2015)

Why I'm Working on Another Reservation (December 8, 2015)

Thanks to You, Things Will Change (December 4, 2015)

blackfeet reservation/Cut Bank, Montana (tribal law)

You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello (November 24, 2015)

Can We Be People Without Borders? (November 17, 2015)

Am I the Only Asian Person Here? (November 10, 2015)

What It's Like to Live & Work in Very Rural Montana (November 2, 2015)

Is It Really a Small World After All? (October 27, 2015)

Couchsurfing My Way to Montana (October 21, 2015)

Tacoma/Kent, Washington (immigration detention center & evictions)

When One Door Closes, Another Opens (October 13, 2015)

We Get by with a Little Help from Our Friends (October 6, 2015)

The West Coast Urban Housing Crisis (September 29, 2015)

What It's Like Inside a Federal Immigration Detention Center (September 22, 2015)

portland, oregon (immigration law)

Why It's Better to Go Pedal to the Metal (September 9, 2015)

Portland: A Few Weeks in the Least Diverse Big City in America (September 2, 2015)

Saying YES to the Present Moment (August 26, 2015)

What It's Like to Have No Home (August 18, 2015)

delano, california (housing & employment law)

Photo Essay: Stories of Farmworkers in Lamont, California (August 11, 2015)

Sí, Se Puede: Working with the Local Community (August 4, 2015)

5 Coaching Tips for Attorneys (July 28, 2015)

The Justice Gap in Rural America (July 22, 2015)

Why I Gave Away Nearly Everything I Owned to Be a Pro Bono Lawyer (July 14, 2015)


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