Nicole Powell

Justice for Youth Intern

Nicole Powell is a fall intern with our Justice for Youth team at CDF-CA.  Nicole is currently a senior Communication Studies major, English in Journalism minor at Loyola Marymount University. Her most life-changing experience with educational policy came through working as a servant leader intern with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program in South Los Angeles with Community Coalition. Nicole is passionate about social transformation through policymaking and relationship building. She wants to serve as a leader in the struggle to eradicate injustice by reforming social and urban policy–particularly dealing with issues of racial and gender inequity in the educational space. She hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Policy following her graduation in May 2016.