Caroline Parker is a rising third-year student at Yale Law School. Caroline grew up in Denver and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Political and Social Thought. After graduation, she spent a year in Durban, South Africa on a Fulbright grant. She returned to Denver in 2017, where she worked investigating abuse in Colorado’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems and helping design policy reform at the state capitol.
In law school, Caroline works as a student attorney with Yale’s Legal Services Organization, representing Connecticut tenants, child care workers, and affordable housing advocates. She is also an editor for the Yale Law Journal and the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Blog, which examines the relationship between law, inequality, and economic subordination. Caroline spent her 1L summer with the Center for Race, Poverty, and the Environment, which represents farmworker communities in the Central Valley. She is excited to be back home for the summer learning from the incredible folks at Towards Justice.