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Voices of Penn State Law

Voices of Penn State Law

Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp

HOW DO YOU DISTINGUISH EFFECTIVE ALLYSHIP FROM PERFORMATIVE ALLYSHIP?
An article by Penn State Law alumnae Anna Fosberg, Amber Bynum, and Heidi Tripp

As America as a whole confronts what systematic racism is and how to stop it,  many white Americans are working to understand what it means to be an effective ally to the Black community. For many, race in America is still a sensitive and taboo ... Read more 

Tyla Swinton

“EVERYBODY HAS THEIR ROLE WHEN IT COMES TO SOCIAL CHANGE”
A conversation with Black Law Students Association President Tyla Swinton

When Tyla Swinton took on her role as the president of Penn State Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA), there was no way she could have anticipated the coming events that would necessitate strong and vocal leadership ... Read more

Kelsi Robinson

“THE HARD WORK THAT WE’RE DOING BEHIND THE SCENES IS CONTRIBUTING TO SOMETHING GREATER”
A conversation with Student Bar Association President Kelsi Robinson

A Southern California native, Kelsi Robinson didn’t give much thought to attending law school in Pennsylvania because it was so far from her home and family. A campus visit to Penn State Law in University Park changed her mind ... Read more

Bianca Gutierrez

“IT’S OUR JOB TO BE ADVOCATES AGAINST INJUSTICE”
A conversation with Law and Equity Committee Chair Bianca Gutierrez

Bianca Gutierrez decided to pursue a law degree in order to advocate for immigrants in the United States. Born and raised in Miami, with a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University, Gutierrez became the first member ... Read more