Position: Pre-Law Fund Program Participant

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Guadalupe Avila (she/her) was born in Michoacán, Mexico and immigrated to the United States at the age of five. A first-generation undocumented college student, Guadalupe graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law, and Justice. She is a fundraising committee member for Mujeres Latinas en Acción, a non-profit organization that advocates for the rights of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. By obtaining a Juris Doctor, Guadalupe aspires to provide legal advocacy for low-income communities. Her ultimate goal is to establish a non-profit legal clinic with a team of specialized attorneys that provide pro-bono services.