2021 RBG Scholarship Recipient
Ms. Zwick is entering her second year at UCLA School of Law this fall, specializing in Critical Race Studies and participating in the Epstein Public Interest Law and Policy Program. After college, Ms. Zwick worked for Degrees of Change in Tacoma, Washington, and more specifically, served as the Program Coordinator for the organization’s Act Six, where she developed and implemented a 12-week pre-college multicultural curriculum to prepare high school seniors to be successful, justice-oriented leaders on their college campuses and in their communities. She also served as a Community Leadership Institute Fellow for the Puget Sound Sage Advocacy Network and worked for the Seattle Human Rights Commission where, among other services, she collaborated with public and private sectors to teach methods that prevent and eliminate racial discrimination.
During law school, Ms. Zwick has volunteered for the El Centro Re-Entry Clinic and Educational Rights Clinic and has been active in the Black Law Student Association. This summer, she is an extern for Public Advocates, Inc., a nonprofit law firm and advocacy organization, serving on their Educational Equity Team. Ms. Zwick wants to focus her career on “movement lawyering” by engaging in public advocacy work and education that promote racial and gender equity.