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Alumni Mentor in Residence: Tamika Butler '09, Young Invincibles California Director

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February 20, 2013 12:45am - 2:00pm

Room 283

Please RSVP:  http://www.stanford.edu/dept/law/forms/Butler.fb

As the CA State Director of Young Invincibles, Tamika Butler is responsible for the development of all of Young Invincibles’ programs in California and for building out Young Invincibles’ operations on the West Coast.

Before coming to YI, Tamika was an attorney at Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center from 2009-2012. She was the John and Terry Levin Fellow for the Fair Play for Girls in Sports project where she engaged in community education, negotiations, litigation and policy work on behalf of female youth—primarily in low-income communities—who were not afforded equal athletic opportunities under Title IX. Tamika joined LAS–ELC as a Skadden Fellow in the Racial Equality Program expanding employment rights outreach to members of the African-American communities of the Bay Area.

She received her Juris Doctorate in 2009 from Stanford Law School, and in 2006 received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a specialization in Criminal Justice from Creighton University, in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. She currently serves on the National Center for Lesbian Rights Board of Directors and is also a board member for the Center for Young Women’s Development in San Francisco, CA.