Massachusetts Advocates for Children

Boston, MA

Jodi Guinn has been awarded a Skirnick/One Day’s Work Fellowship to join the Massachusetts Advocates for Children, working to develop cutting-edge legal representation strategies and to engage a variety of stakeholders to advocate for and create postsecondary opportunities for Boston’s most vulnerable students with disabilities. During her time at HLS, Jodi was a clinical student with the Harvard Education Law Clinic, and participated in clinical internships with the Center for Children’s Law and Policy in Washington, DC and the Committee for Public Counsel Services, Children and Family Law Division in Boston. She was also involved with the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Child and Youth Advocates, and the Women’s Law Association, in addition to working as a research assistant to Visiting Professor Laura Rosenbury. Jodi was a summer intern at the Center for Law and Education in Boston and Lawyers for Children in New York City. Before law school, Jodi served for two years as an AmeriCorps VISTA at YouthBuild USA, an organization that provides opportunities for out-of-school youth to earn their GEDS and high school diplomas while they prepare for college and careers.