July 23, 2019
Together Against Poverty Society
Victoria, British Columbia
Ryan Tonkin has been awarded a Kaufman Fellowship to join the Together Against Poverty Society in Victoria, British Columbia to lead a federal disability advocacy project which will leverage community and personal resources to secure government entitlements for the most vulnerable residents of Vancouver Island. During his time at HLS, Ryan served as President of the Harvard Law and Health Care Society. He was also involved in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, the American Constitutional Society, the Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, and the Program on Negotiation. Ryan has completed summer internships at his sponsoring organization, the Together Against Poverty Society, and Pivot Legal Society in Vancouver. Ryan has been designated a Harvard Presidential Scholar.