Legal Aid Advocate (Bay Area, Northern California)

Annie Lee is NCYL’s Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Oracle and Morgan Lewis.

Annie Lee is a 2014 Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Oracle Corporation and Morgan Lewis. Annie will be working at National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) in Alameda County, CA to improve foster youth educational outcomes by focusing on the implementation of California’s new Local Control Funding Formula’s foster education provisions.

Annie attended Harvard Law School where she spent two years as a student attorney through the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. She represented over one dozen low-income families in eviction, benefits, and wage and hour cases. She also led a weekly eviction defense clinic, in which she assisted more than fifty unrepresented tenants file Answer and Discovery.

Prior to law school, Annie received a BA in Political Science and Chinese from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Science in Teaching from Fordham University. For two years, she taught 11th grade United States History in the Bronx, helping her students achieve the highest pass rate of any state-tested subject in the school.

Annie Lee

Tags: Foster Youth
Links: Bio | (Current as of: January 13, 2016)


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National Center for Youth Law Calls for Districts to Report Foster Student Transfers

Annie Lee
National Center for Youth Law (NCYL)
January 18, 2016
NCYL advocates for disaggregated data on foster youth in order to enable school districts to better assess and address the needs of their foster youth populations.



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