If you could have dinner with 1 person who you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a brilliant political and social theorist and was able to uproot many people’s deeply held, prejudiced beliefs; his ability to be insightful about our society while also changing it for the better is something I would love to learn from and attempt to emulate.

What motivates you to create social impact?

Individuals can only be truly free to pursue their dreams when we live in a world in which structural barriers to happiness and well-being are removed for everyone.

Host Site Overview

The Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) specializes in appealing denied veteran?s benefits claims, including service-connected benefits, pension benefits, survivor benefits, and education benefits.

Host Site Project

The Fellow will serve as a member of the Veterans Clinic with a primary responsibility centered on VTC. The project is generally twofold. First, the Fellow will help assess available services and assess and develop best practices to improve outcomes on current VTC. Second, the Fellow will help counties in establishing and maintaining VTC. The Fellow will support the Veterans Clinic by surveying existing VTC around the country, gathering data about VTC, summarizing best practices, proposing informed solutions, and presenting all findings and proposals to the appropriate audiences – including representatives of the county courts.