Dr. Froswa’ Booker Drew ’14 (GSLC, PhD) presented “Proximity+Presence: Social Capital and Polarization” at TEDxSMU. She received The United Way Public Service Award, which is presented to individuals who use their influences to instill a commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism in communities.
Vanessa Smith ’03 (Antioch University Los Angeles, BA) started a new job as the Shriver Family Law Attorney at Legal Access Alameda. In this role, she is supervising volunteer attorneys who represent low-income individuals at hearings in child custody cases. “I have wanted to work in the nonprofit legal sector since I was a student at Antioch and then at law school,” said Smith. “This job represents finally reaching this goal.”