Friday, December 11, 2015

Justice Alumni Update - Powell and Kean

Donte Powell, BA Justice '14, was recently promoted to Intake and Outreach Coordinator for the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission (AERC), Municipality of Anchorage.  He began his work for the AERC as the Docket Clerk/Senior Office Associate.

The AERC is the municipal law enforcement agency charged with preventing and eliminating unlawful discrimination under Title 5 of the Anchorage Municipal Code, and also enforces the Americans with Disability Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through an agreement with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Abigail Kean, BA Justice Cum Laude '15, recently joined the Anchorage law firm of Foley, Foley & Pearson as a receptionist.  In January, she will be moving into the executive legal assistant position with the firm.

She plans to continue her studies at UAA and participate in the Volunteers of America restorative justice program. Foley, Foley & Pearson focuses on estate planning and probate matters.