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Public Service Awards

The Poverty Law Center recognizes Loyola students, faculty, staff, and alumni who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice for the disadvantaged.  Recipients are chosen from nominations submitted to the Gillis Long office.  Awards are presented at a ceremony each spring.

The Poverty Law Center congratulates the 2019 Public Service Award recipients: 

  • Andrea Agee, J.D. ’12
  • Mariarenee Contreras
  • The Honorable William C. Credo, III, J.D. ’76
  • Latoya L. Dequair-Thomas
  • James T. Dixon, Jr., J.D. ’85
  • Spring A. Gaines
  • Eliana A. Green
  • Patrick M. Jackson
  • Bianca N. Moore
  • Caitlin Newswanger
  • Professor Maria M. Pabon
  • Jerome J. Reso, Jr., J.D. ’61
  • Tobie Lynn Tranchina, J.D. ’17
  • Professor Robert Verchick
  • Delaney M. Vollmer

Social Justice Champion:

  • Southeast Louisiana Legal Services