Bannan, who is of Italian, Puerto Rican, Colombian and Sephardic heritage, is eager to begin her new career. It is a grim time for women’s human rights. Sadly, there is a lot of work to be done not only for women’s reproductive rights but also with immigration reform, she said.
“I would love not to have a job as a human rights attorney, but I don’t think that will happen any time soon,” she said. “We need to increase social consciousness about how we treat people in this nation.”
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