Emily Lai, Political Science, Class of 2012:

In the summer of 2011, Lai interned with Oglala Lakota Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (OLCASA) at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. OLCASA provides tribal court advocacy for Lakota children experiencing domestic abuse and neglect. In addition to legal advocacy, OLCASA offers Lakota children culturally relevant educational and counseling programs by integrating traditional Lakota practices into the fabric of their services

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