Juvenile Law Center Welcomes New Zubrow Fellow
Juvenile Law Center is pleased to announce the selection of our newest Zubrow Fellow, Emily Satifka. She will begin her fellowship in September 2019.
Emily is a Public Service Scholar at the University of California, Irvine School of Law where she won second place in the school’s Experian/Jones Day Moot Court competition, is a member of the UC Irvine Law Review, and is on the boards for the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and Moot Court. She spent her law school summers working at the Alliance for Children’s Rights, and at the Nashville Defenders through the Gideon’s Promise Program. She has enrolled in the Criminal Justice, Reproductive Justice, Immigrant Rights, and International Human Rights Clinics, and volunteers with the International Refugee Assistance Program (IRAP), the Federal Public Defender in the Central District of California, and the Tijuana Border Rights Project with Al Otro Lado.
Before law school, Emily worked with City Year San Antonio as an Americorps member, as a community organizer for the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) in Philadelphia, and served as a mayoral campaign Field Director in Los Angeles. She worked with the Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institution (CCAI) to research, write, publish, and present a report to Congress outlining her recommendations for federally mandated mental healthcare standards for foster youth. Emily was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and is an alumna of the foster care system. She graduated from Temple University where she received her B.A in Political Science with Honors.