iCore Networks sponsors 2015 FirstGEN Fellowship intern- Karen Vallejos at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Karen is a senior at Southwestern Adventist University, with a double major in International Business and History. During her undergraduate years she has been a huge contributor to various nonprofit organizations such as Dream Project and DREAMers of Virginia where she lobbied at both the state and national level. Prior to her work on the Dream Project, she worked as an intern for Senator Tim Kaine to help plan the first White House Summit for Working Families and The Advancement Project- a civil rights and law organization. Through her hard work and dedication as a student Senator and President of her business club, Karen has been able to uncover opportunities to help under resourced communities. Karen grew up in Arlington, VA but is originally from Bolivia.
The First Generation Civil Rights Fellowship is a collaborative program by Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. It is a 10-week summer program for first generation undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in social justice. Fellows gain hands-on experiences working on civil rights matters as full time policy interns in Washington DC while also participating in a parallel training program.
iCore Networks is a proud supporter of various charities from the Latin American Youth Center to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc. FirstGEN Fellows is elated to join the family of programs receiving support from iCore Networks. ,Inc.