Candace Gibson comes to the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health as a Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) Fellow. She assists the Policy Department by providing legal and legislative analysis and research to our three program areas.
Candace received her J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in May 2012. Candace is not new to the Institute. While in law school, she completed an internship with the Institute where she conducted research and analysis on various immigration law issues. Prior to law school, she worked at Comunidades Unidas, a nonprofit organization in Utah committed to eliminating health disparities in ethnic and refugee communities, facilitating the work of the Multicultural Health Network and the Democracy Schools Program.
Candace is the first in her family to graduate from college and is proud of her bi-ethnic, bi-cultural, Salvadoran background. Candace graduated from Smith College in 2007 with a B.A. in Government and in Spanish.