Child Advocacy Program
Civil & Human Rights
North America, USA
Jessica Budnitz 2002 Global Fellow
Inspire and prepare Harvard Law School students to become change agents in the field of child advocacy.
Jessica Budnitz is a Lecturer on Law and the founding Managing Director of the Child Advocacy Program (CAP) at Harvard Law School (HLS). Before working at CAP, she founded and directed Juvenile Justice Partners, a child-focused legal clinic in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the 2003 recipient of HLS's Gary Bellow Public Service Award, and a 2004 recipient of the YWCA of Cambridge Award for Outstanding Women. Jessica is a Prelaw Residential Tutor in Leverett House at Harvard College, and holds degrees from Harvard Law School and Duke University.
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