David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

UCLA Law Student Awarded Prestigious Peggy Browning Fellowship

May 20, 2015 – UCLA School of Law student Ben Kowalczyk ’17 has been awarded a 10-week summer fellowship by the Peggy Browning Fund. He will spend the fellowship working at Gilbert & Sackman, a union-side law firm in Los Angeles.

Peggy Browning Fellows are distinguished students who have excelled in law school and have also demonstrated a commitment to workers’ rights through previous education, work, volunteer and personal experiences. During his undergraduate years in Los Angeles, Ben worked on community-based policy campaigns with the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy and the UCLA Labor Center. Before entering law school, he spent time as a policy fellow with the City and County of San Francisco. At UCLA School of Law, Ben participates in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and the Critical Race Studies Program, while active with the Workers’ Rights Clinic and the National Lawyers Guild chapter.

Peggy Browning Fellowships provide law students with unique, diverse and challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice. Read more here.