Education Law Center

Newark, NJ

Rich has been awarded a 2018 PSVF fellowship to work at the Education Law Center in Newark, New Jersey. He will focus on anti-bullying efforts in order to ensure all students can feel safe and supported in school, seeking to counteract unique threats brought about by the current political climate and the cyber era. During his time in law school, Rich was a student attorney for the Prison Legal Assistance Project, a managing editor of the Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review, a teaching fellow for four different classes at Harvard College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and volunteered 1,771 pro bono hours. In between his second and third years of law school, Rich was awarded a Zuckerman fellowship in order to study at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and earned a Masters degree in Education Policy and Management. He is a proud graduate with a B.A. in History and Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa and with distinction, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.