2017 Public Interest Grant Recipient
Morgan Thompson created a brochure to inform female inmates at the Lynwood Jail about the signs of trafficking and to provide resources for victims of trafficking. Working with the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST), Ms. Thompson implemented an education campaign for female inmates at the Lynwood Jail and created a brochure with supporting information. Ms. Thompson graduated from Oregon State University with a double major in Psychology and Sociology and is currently a 2L at UCLA School of Law. She has an impressive history of advocating for human rights, including as a paralegal intern in Cape Town, South Africa where she assisted with the legal defense of refugees and asylum seekers and researched sexual assault refugee policies.