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‘If not now, then when?’

‘If not now, then when?’

An expert on the prison industry and experienced campaign leader, Bianca Tylek ’14 is the founder and executive director of Worth Rises, a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to dismantling the prison industry and ending the exploitation of those it touches.

‘It takes courage to make change’

‘It takes courage to make change’

Gina Clayton-Johnson ’10, executive director of Essie Justice Group — a nonprofit organization she founded with the support of the Harvard Public Service Venture Fund — discusses the organization's work, her formative clinical experiences, and the importance of building community.

Making Herstory

Making Herstory

Ayesha Malik LL.M. ’99 has used her position, inside and outside the courtroom, to advocate for women in the legal system. “This is not a burden,” she says. “This is my calling.”

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Watch: Cases in Brief | Furman v. Georgia (Part I)

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Professor Carol Steiker ’86, an expert on capital punishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, discusses Furman v. Georgia, a 1972 landmark Supreme Court decision that declared the death penalty unconstitutional under the Eighth Amendment.