staff attorney of Friends of Farmworkers (FOF), will give a presentation
titled “The Invisible People in Our Society.” Her presentation will be held
on Wednesday, April 22, in Room 247 of Johnson Hall from
Dorenbosch joined Friends of Farmworkers in 2011 as a fellow
funded by Harvard Law School and became an official member of the team as a
staff attorney in 2012. In addition to her casework, she advocates for the fair
treatment of farmworkers as a member of several groups in Philadelphia working
to improve our regional food systems. Dorenbosch will begin holding regular
office hours in a health clinic as part of a new medical-legal partnership
between FOF and Puentes de Salud in summer 2015.
At Harvard Law, Dorenbosch interned with an
immigration law clinic in New Orleans and with the ACLU of Maryland, serving
impoverished clients through clinical courses in death penalty defense,
predatory lending, and criminal defense. She served on the editorial boards of
the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Journal and Unbound: Harvard’s Journal
of the Legal Left.
Her presentation will address exploitation and
marginalization, discrimination and “othering,” physical and psychological
abuse, linguistic and cultural challenges, and the lack of political
representation among farmworkers.
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