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Cheyenne Porcher

New York University




Cheyenne Porcher is a student at New York University School of Law. She is from Chelsea, Massachusetts, and obtained her undergraduate degree from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She began her advocacy work in high school as an organizer for various racial justice organizations in the greater Boston area. In college, she was the director of a mentorship program for high school students from underserved communities, the coordinator of a pre-orientation service-learning program for incoming college students, and the editor of a literary publication dedicated to showcasing the works of adults in education programs throughout New York (such as GED and ESOL courses). At graduation, she received the Special Service Award in recognition of her contributions to the NYU community. After graduating, she worked full time as the coordinator of a social justice coalition. Prior to starting law school, she was selected as a Scholars for Educational Opportunity Fellow and got exposure to the legal industry through a Boston law firm. At NYU Law, she is involved with the Women of Color Collective, First Generation Professionals, OUTLaw, and the Black Allied Law Students Association. She is most interested in the fields of civil rights and entertainment law.

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