HLS’s Child Advocacy Program transcends disciplinary boundaries

Daniel Heimpel, founder of Fostering Media Connections and HLS Professor Elizabeth Bartholet ’65, director of the Child Advocacy Program at HLS

When Elizabeth Bartholet ‘65 and Jessica Budnitz ‘01founded the Child Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School over eight years ago, they intended the program to serve as a model for other law schools. They intended the program to educate law students about the importance of working across traditional disciplinary lines. But they did not expect their ideas to transcend those boundaries by inspiring action within another discipline, namely journalism.

Bartholet and Budnitz instruct students in “The Art of Social Change”

Inspiring the next generation of successful “agents of social change” is the mission of Harvard Law School Professor Elizabeth Bartholet ’65 and Lecturer on Law Jessica Budnitz ’01. Through their course, “The Art of Social Change,” the duo hopes to give students an opportunity to explore successful methods and policies that better protect children. Each […]