At the Center — Oct-Dec 2014
In Memoriam, Alba Witkin (November 15, 1919 to December 26, 2014)
Jess Reed Joins NCYL as CSEC Policy Advocate
FosterEd Team Adds New Faces
Erika Hernandez is an Education Liaison with FosterEd: Santa Cruz County. Erika earned her B.S. in Sociology from UC Santa Cruz in 2007. Previously, she worked at the Live Oak Family Resource Center as a Community Support Specialist and then as a Family and Youth Advocate. As a Family Advocate, she provided families with case management services to strengthen the well-being of the entire family. As a Youth Advocate, she worked with youth on probation, connecting them with appropriate resources to fulfill the terms of their probation. Erika is a native Spanish speaker, enabling her to serve both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking families.
NCYL Welcomes Back DeAngelo Cortijo
NCYL Board Chair appointed Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy
NCYL Board Chair Peter Edelman has been appointed Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center. He is currently faculty director of the Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy, and is an expert in constitutional law, legislation and social welfare. The Carmack Waterhouse Professorships, which include professorships in law, medicine, ethics and public policy, and state and local government, were established by the late Carmack Waterhouse, Georgetown Law class of 1935, and his wife, Mary, with a gift from their estate. Waterhouse was a patent attorney with the Atomic Energy Commission.