1L Gains Prestigious Fellowship and Summer Job
March 16, 2009 — Earle Mack School of Law 1L Earthen Johnson is among 55 people across the state of Pennsylvania chosen as a 2009 fellow by The Center for Progressive Leadership.
The Center for Progressive Leadership is a national political training institute that develops diverse leaders who can effectively advance progressive political and policy change.
A native of Yorktown, Va., Johnson is the only law student named as a Pennsylvania Fellow.
Johnson enrolled at Earle Mack School of Law after serving as executive director of the Philadelphia Teaching Fellows, a subcontractor to the School District of Philadelphia that helps those without an education background become certified to teach high need subjects in the District. She previously taught third grade in Camden, N.J. through Teach for America and became program director for all corps members who taught K-8.
This summer, Johnson will work at Wolf Block through the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group program.
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