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Kevin Herrera, is a Staff Attorney for the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty. He is with the Legal Impact Network Program of the Center and supports this growing action network of antipoverty organizations across the country. A graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was a Latinx Rights Scholar, Kevin previously worked at the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, where he represented farmworkers in employment litigation in federal courts in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, and he served as a law clerk for the Hon. Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez (U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois). During law school, Kevin held internships with the U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division), and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Kevin also holds and M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Georgia and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in Political Science and Chicano Studies.
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