Food Law Clinic urges Congress to continue progress towards making nutritious meals available to all children

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The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic has released a policy brief about changes to the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act (CNR) that can support healthy school meals by preserving advances in nutrition standards, increasing participation in national school programs, and increased funding for reimbursable meals, farm to school grants, and kitchen equipment grants.

Harvard Muslim Law Students Association launches #yourvoicematters community-building campaign

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The Harvard Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA) started a social media campaign to create a network of mentorship for Muslim American youth who are harmed and discouraged by Islamophobic sentiment. Using the hashtag #yourvoicematters, the students hope to generate a positive dialogue focused on reclaiming and celebrating Muslim identity.

Gender Study: A new HLS report charts progress and obstacles for women in the law

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The first systematic empirical study of the career trajectories of Harvard Law School graduates, conducted by the HLS Center on the Legal Profession, has found that, among HLS graduates who work at law firms, men are significantly more likely to be equity partners and to be in positions of leadership than their female classmates—even though women work more hours, on average.