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Claire Grandison, JD
Increasing Access to Services for Youth with Disabilities
Claire Grandison currently serves as an Independence Foundation Fellow and Staff Attorney at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS).
Previously, Claire was a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at CLS from 2014-2015, where she worked to increase access to services and benefits for older youth with disabilities. In addition, she co-founded the Youth Justice Project at CLS to address the lack of holistic legal representation for transition-age youth in Philadelphia. While in law school, Claire received the Public Interest/Public Service Scholarship, and upon graduation, was awarded the Mussey Prize and elected to the Order of the Coif. She began her career as a Program Associate at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court.
Claire holds a BA from Vassar College and a JD from American University, Washington College of Law.