Kayla Williams, University of Baltimore Law


Kayla Williams is a second-year law student at the University of Baltimore and a 2018 Summer Research Associate at The Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Center for Education, Justice, and Ethics. Kayla is working on a number of projects at the Center in which she is researching and developing proposals on issues such as felony disenfranchisement and public health disparities.

Kayla holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Morgan State University. While attending Morgan State, Kayla worked as an intern for the Baltimore Sun, where she conducted background research and interviews for staff writers. Kayla also worked as an intern at WYPR, where she pitched topic ideas for radio programs and produced content for various segments. In her junior year, Kayla interned at the Office of U.S. Senator Ben Cardin where she drafted press releases and supported the senator and his staff at various community outreach events. Upon graduation, Kayla worked in community engagement for the literacy nonprofit, Reading Partners, where she recruited and managed volunteer tutors participating in its elementary school programs. Kayla has a passion for public service and plans to establish a career in law and policy that will allow her to impact communities in a meaningful way.



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