Public Policy Clinic Student Presents at ASU Symposium

Vanessa WalshOn March 27, 2015, Vanessa Walsh `16, a student in the public policy clinic, presented information on school disciplinary data for American Indian students at the STPP in Indian Country symposium held at the Sandra Day O’Conner Law School at Arizona State University. The one-day event brought together individuals to discuss pipeline concerns, experts who have developed successful programs and projects across the country to address pipeline issues and individuals and organizations from diverse backgrounds who are working toward solutions to this issue.
Walsh spoke about the disproportionate impact of these actions on the American Indian community in Utah.  The symposium and town hall is co-sponsored by the ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline, ABA Criminal Justice Section, the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University and the National Congress of American Indians.