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Alumni Spotlight

Child Advocacy Attorney Amy Harfeld ('94)

WS alum Amy Harfeld is an attorney at the Children's Advocacy Institute in Washington, DC. Working with progressives in the Senate and House, one of her recent wins was the passage of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, which, she says, "requires agencies to provide children leaving foster care with a copy of their birth certificate, a Social Security card, a copy of medical records and a driver's license or ID.”

Read more in this profile of her in the National Catholic Reporter, “Lawyer Takes on Children’s Life and Death Issues.”