First Generation Civil Rights Fellows Head to Washington

By Lois Hoffman | Diverse: Issues In Higher Education | WASHINGTON, D.C. — When Alejandro T. Reyes was attending college and law school he saw for himself a future as a public interest attorney, but he didn’t know anybody in the field. Thankfully, he landed an Equal Justice Works fellowship upon graduating from Howard University…

Student Spotlight with Tania Chairez

By Greg Johnson, November 15, 2012, Penn Current • RAISING ARIZONA: Tania Chairez, 20, is from Phoenix but was born in Mexico. An undocumented resident, she came to the United States with her parents in 1998, when she was 5 years old.OUT OF THE NIGHT THAT COVERS ME: In October 2011, Chairez, now aWharton junior, revealed her undocumented status…