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A Tale of Two Cities: The Inequalities of Our Education System and Barriers Facing Low-Income Students

October 5, 2023

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

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WCC; 2009 Classroom

Join OPIA for a community discussion with Wasserstein Fellow Jennifer Sang, partner at a boutique civil rights law firm that specializes in special education and employment. She will be discussing the unique challenges faced by low-income clients and their attorneys. Come learn about the organizations and law firms that take on this kind of work and how young lawyers can get into the field.

Lunch provided. RSVP below.

Jennifer is a partner at Berney & Sang, where she focuses her practice on education law. During her time with Berney & Sang, Jennifer has represented hundreds of families in special education cases and has achieved acclaim in the Philadelphia legal community. In 2015, The Legal Intelligencer named Jennifer a Lawyer on the Fast Track. And in 2017, the Philadelphia Magazine named her one of the best attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania practicing special education law. In 2019, Mayor Jim Kenney appointed Jennifer as one of five Fair Housing Commissioners in Philadelphia. As a Fair Housing Commissioner, she hears disputes between tenants and landlords.

Jennifer earned her Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from New York University. Prior to joining Berney & Sang, Jennifer served as a fellow for the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA where she participated in constitutional litigation.

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