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Wellman Hill Internship Grants Competition Recipients

2016

1, Hanno Fenech, Green-Iowa Americorps
2. Temi Omilabu, White House, Office of Presidential Correspondence
3. Elizabeth Taylor, Attorney General’s Office, Massachusetts
4. Daniel Williams, Social Justice Fellow, CEOs for Cities

2015

1. Phil Hoffert, Federal Public Defender’s Office,  Cleveland, Ohio 
2. Olivia Ortega, International Rescue Committee’s Immigration Department, Oakland, California;

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3. Hayley Rassuchine, Catholic Charities Migrant and Refugee Services, Cleveland, Ohio 
4. Steven Reynolds, Judge Barbara Howe, New York State Surrogate’s Court for Erie County, Buffalo, New York.
5. Kassandra Stewart, The Legal Aid Society, Cleveland, Ohio

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6. Elizabeth Taylor, The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Frankfort, Kentucky  

        (Having been awarded a grant from another CWRU source, Ms. Taylor declined Wellman Hill funding.)

(Click here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2015)

2014

1. Caroline Bass, The Ethics Group of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois
2. Andrew Breland, The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3. Destinee Henton, Policy Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio
4. Krithika Rajkumar, Human Rights Law Network, Chennai, India

(Click here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2014.)

2013

1. Mitchell Diles, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
2. Shivani Parikh, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
3. Hannah Steele, International Rescue Committee at their Refugee Youth Summer Academy (RYSA)
4. Beth Vitale, CASA for Kids of Geauga County, Ohio
5. Silvana Zapata-Ramirez, Malaria Operation of Meaningful Volunteer (Uganda)

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2013.)

2012

1. Zachary Arace, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, D.C.
2. Alexander Avdakov, Cuyahoga County Public Defender’s Office, Cleveland, Ohio
3. Ellen Kubit, Policy Matters Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio
4. Derek Reinbold, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.
5. Abigail Whisler, Public Policy Fellowship at the Cuyahoga County Executive Office, Cleveland Ohio
6. Irina Yakubenko, Moms First Program, Cleveland Department of Health, Cleveland, Ohio

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2012.)

2011

1. John Drennan, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Washington, D.C.
2. Daniel Griffith, West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court, Boston, Massachusetts
3. David Holcomb, Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland, Ohio
4. Apurva Kaushik, Misra Law Firm, LLC, Cleveland, Ohio
5. Nandini Sharma, Dr. Myron Allukian, President of the American Association of Community Dental Programs, Boston, Massachusetts

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2011.)

2010

1. Cheyenne Chambers, Judge Solomon Oliver, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio
2. Caitlin Cipicchio, Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington, D.C.
3. Lauren Geiser, Middle East Research Information Project [MERIP], Washington, D.C.
4. Kenley Jones, Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia
5. Brandon Mordue, Policy Matters Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2010.)

2009

1. Nicholas Hilgeman, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.
2. Alexandra (Sasha) Klyachkina, Genocide Intervention Network, Washington, D.C.
3. David Mattern, Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C.
4. Mirela Turc, Policy Matters Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio
5. Madeline Van Gunten, Cleveland Department of Public Health, Cleveland, Ohio

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2009.)

2008

1. Jane Kaminski, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.
2. Hema Krishna, Genetic Alliance, Washington, D.C.
3. Komal Patel, Unite for Sight, Dhenkanal, India
4. Nicholas Sachanda, Cook County State’s Attorney Office, Chicago, Illinois
5. Sarah Tolbert, Carter Center, Atlanta, Georgia

(Click Here to read the full Wellman Hill Grants Competition report for 2008.)

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