Work of current SLIS student featured in the Washington Post

The Washington Post and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s As it Happens program featured the work of MLIS student and Gadsden 2015 Cohort member Beth Matherne this week. These profiles focus on Matherne’s efforts as an immigration lawyer to represent Central American asylum seekers in Atlanta and the emotional toll that struggle took. SLIS is proud to have Matherne continue her pursuit of social justice here as she seeks to become a law librarian. Please check out the links below for the related article and interview to learn more about Beth Matherne and her work.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/in-an-immigration-court-that-nearly-always-says-no-a-lawyers-spirit-is-broken/2016/10/11/05f43a8e-8eee-11e6-a6a3-d50061aa9fae_story.html
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-thursday-edition-1.3803524