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Buffalo Co-Lab advances an equitable economy and democratic community, collaboratively integrating scholarly and practical understanding to strengthen civic action.

Laura Holland

Laura Holland
ILR '22
High Road Fellowships - Buffalo, NY
Partnership for the Public Good
WORK HIGHLIGHTS

• Created a tool kit to advance implementation of recently passed progressive bail reform in NYS.

• Conducted interviews with the Erie County District Attorney, local defense attorneys and local activists to inform the tool kit.

• Did court observations in Buffalo City Court at bail hearings.

• Attended meetings of the Police Oversight Committee for the Buffalo Common Council.

• Represented PPG at a working group on Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD).

• Completed workshops on the 2020 Census and working with interpreters. 

BUFFALO HIGHLIGHT

Picketing outside of Spot Coffee, fireworks on the 4th of July, T.I. concert at Canalside, Food is Art event, Juneteenth, and eating lots of wings and Paula’s donuts!

INTERESTS

Law, government, social justice, film, music.

CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL SKILLS

Writing, public speaking, and film making. Volleyball, random knowledge from The Bachelor, and the ability to binge watch any show way too quickly.

BLOG POSTS

Is equality enough? No. Not even close

The Privilege Spectrum

 

 

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