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NJJN Welcomes Summer 2018 Interns

June 28, 2018
Josh Gordon

This month, NJJN brought on two summer interns to further our mission of pursuing equitable and fair youth justice systems. Learn more about the budding, youth justice advocates:

Celine Castronuovo, Communications Intern - Summer 2018

Celine Castronuovo is NJJN’s communications intern and is providing social media, video, graphic design, and writing support alongside prepping for NJJN’s Annual Forum. Celine is a rising junior at George Washington University, majoring in journalism and mass communication and minoring in international affairs. She is currently a co-international editor for MediaFile, GW's media commentary and criticism publication. She previously served as the Assistant Director of Public Relations for the Washington Area Model United Nations Conference, GW's student-run Model UN conference for high schoolers. She has written for The GW Hatchet in the metro news section and is an alumna of the Elizabeth J. Somers Women’s Leadership Program in the International Politics Cohort. Her passions include international human rights and social justice and she is looking forward to learning more about juvenile justice as NJJN’s communications intern. In her free time, Celine enjoys playing the violin, binge-watching Parks and Recreation, and exploring the nation’s capital with family and friends.

Noah Gillen, Public Policy Intern - Summer 2018

While at NJJN, Noah Gillen will conduct research and assist NJJN’s public policy efforts alongside planning for NJJN’s Annual Forum. Originally from Rhode Island, Noah is a rising senior at the University of Michigan studying political science. At Michigan, he is a member of the Roosevelt Institute, a student-run policy think tank, and has conducted research in the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work. He is very interested in policy issues at the intersection of juvenile justice and education and after undergrad he plans on gaining experience in the policy field before attending law school. Previously, he’s worked as a community organizer for the Clean Water Action and as an intern for the Rhode Island Department of Education. In his free time, Noah is an avid Boston sports fan and also enjoys reading, politics, and playing golf.

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