UCHastings Instagram

Barrister's Ball
Instagram Photo Likes thoffany, jaybeedoe, exnowayyy and 12 others like this.
Monday, August 18, 2014

2L Rodney Nickens Honored at Greenlining Institute Summer Associates Graduation

Sample alt tag.
CA State Senator Kevin DeLeon gives shoutout to Nickens on Twitter for policy paper on SB 535.

This summer, 2L Rodney Nickens worked as a legal associate at the Greenlining Institute, a multi-ethnic advocacy, research, leadership development, and public policy organization that aims to empower communities of color.

Nickens wrote a policy brief about California's landmark global warming law, SB 535, which requires cap and trade investments to be made in low-income disadvantaged communities burdened by pollution.

Thrilled to be working on issues of environmental justice, Nickens was even more excited when the author of the bill, State Senator Kevin DeLeon, congratulated Rodney on his work at the Greenlining Institute’s summer program graduation, and then tweeted this picture to his Twitter followers.

###

Go to News Archive

Share this Story

Share via Facebook
Share via TwitterShare via EmailPrint Friendly Version

Other Recent Stories/ RSS

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thinkers & Doers: October 24, 2014

UC Hastings community members in the news and making moves October 18 - 24, 2014.
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Amicable Outcomes from Litigation and Alumni-Student Mentoring

A story of a non-contentious courtroom drama leads to 3L Miles Winder’s dream job offer.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Jodie Allison Smith ‘14 Wins ABA Writing Award

“Long Term Thinking in the Judiciary: Might Judges Mitigate Political Paralysis?” examines the judicial branch’s ability to bring long-term thinking into matters of public law.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Passionate About Deaf Issues: 5 Qs for Alice McGill '91

Alice McGill is the Deputy Director at NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Sacramento, California.
Thursday, October 16, 2014

3L Robert Graham: City Bank Project is Alternate Housing Crisis Fix

"My upbringing and public interest background has taught me that affordable housing is intertwined with other social and fiscal issues—like a child’s access to quality education and a working family’s ability to earn a living wage."
Go to News Archive