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PAULA SEGAL

AT THE HELM OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Paula Segal (’11) is flipping the script on residents gaining access to unused city land to create unifying community gardens. Learn more about her impact on environmental justice and equality.

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ANGELO PINTO

ADVOCATING FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE

Angelo Pinto’s (’08) career choice expands on his passion to create change in New York’s correctional system. Read more about how Pinto is making a difference for incarcerated youth.

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MAKING THE CASE FOR EQUALITY

This issue of Public Square magazine examines the fight for equality along numerous fronts. Our students and alumni work daily to create a more just and equal world. Read about the important work they are doing in this Winter 2016 issue.

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SHARONE MIODOVSKY

SERVING THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN NEW YORK’S HOUSING

Ignacio Jaureguilorda (’02) is leading Sharone Miodovsky and other recent alumni and new lawyers in the Poverty Justice Solutions project to help low-income New Yorkers access justice in housing court.

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OWEN DANIEL-McCARTER & AVI RUDNICK

MOBILIZING CHANGE FOR THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY.

Owen Daniel-McCarter (’07) cofounded the Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois (TJLP) in 2008 and works with fellow CUNY Law alum Avi Rudnick (’08) to provide legal services for low-income trans and gender-nonconforming people. Read about how they and a host of alumni are working for equal rights for transgender individuals.

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Law in the service of human needs

CUNY Law students bring a passion to make a difference in their communities. CUNY Law gives them the tools to make that change. As the nation's premier public interest law school, we are driven by a mission to enhance the diversity of the legal profession and graduate outstanding attorneys intent on creating change for the better. A CUNY Law education prepares lawyers who are ready to right the wrongs, stand up for the underserved and fight for social justice.

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48%
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57%
Of our students are women.
36%
Of our students are first in family to attend college.