How Questions Inspired Action

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Samantha Fredman

Samantha Fredman (above) chose to major in law, societies & justice because “I was really interested in the critical thinking they engage in, the questions they ask about how policies are implemented and impact the lives of people.” Media credit: Parker Grosjean


As a program manager at ROOTS, a shelter for young adults, Samantha Fredman had learned to expect the unexpected. Then came the coronavirus and an increased need for social services. Fredman’s hours at the shelter suddenly doubled. At the same time, she was busy completing UW coursework. She managed to do both, graduating this month with a major in law, societies & justice and a minor...

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