National Council on Crime and Delinquency

Oakland, CA

Sia Henry has been awarded a fellowship to join the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, where she will be working on various projects within California and other states promoting the use of pre-adjudication, restorative justice diversion programs to address the criminalization of youth and overrepresentation of poor communities of color within the criminal justice system. While at HLS, Sia served as Street Law Co-Chair of the Black Law Student Association, Director of Events for the Harvard African Law Association, Chair of the HLS Chapter of the Athena Women’s Mentoring Grad Student Board, judge for the Boston Debate League, and Conference/Symposium Chair for the Harvard Law Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice. Sia spent her law school summers interning at the Georgia Justice Project and at her host organization, the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. Prior to law school, Sia attended Duke University where she created her major in Criminology & Criminal Psychology, was a Duke Cheerleader, and graduated summa cum laude.