The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Alexi Jenkins will spend her fellowship year at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), establishing clinics at domestic violence shelters in order to meet the family law needs of immigrant survivors of color. During her time at HLS, Alexi was a clinical student in the Immigration and Refugee Clinic and in the Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinic. She was President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice, an Executive Board Member of the HLS American Civil Liberties Union, and a General Board Member of the Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review. Alexi spent her summers interning in the Economic Stability Workgroup at LAFLA and the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU headquarters in New York City. Prior to law school, Alexi worked at a health clinic providing reproductive healthcare and counseling to low-income women. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.