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PHRGE Announces Its Winter Fellows PHRGE Announces Its Winter Fellows

11.04.19 — The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to welcome two new appointees, Kaila Clark ’20 and Emma Halas-O’Connor ’20, to its prestigious fellowship program. Every quarter, PHRGE provides fellowships to outstanding JD and LLM students who have chosen to work with co-op organizations that protect and promote human rights. Each fellow receives $3,500 in financial aid.

Winter 2019 PHRGE Fellowship Recipients


Kaila Clark ’20
US Attorney's Office, Civil Rights Unit  (Boston, Mass.)
Kaila will assist the Civil Rights Unit’s enforcement of federal civil and human rights laws, and conduct trainings for advocates, state and local agencies, law enforcement and community members in Massachusetts.


Emma Halas-O’Connor ’20
Maine Equal Justice (Augusta, Maine)
Emma will help asylum seekers and other newly-arrived immigrants in Maine obtain affordable housing and other necessities, through individual representation and policy work.

About Northeastern University School of Law

The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences. All students participate in full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 1,500 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. The future of legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.

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