WJH recently hosted a job shadow program for students enrolled in the Law Lab at the Center for Advanced Research and Technology (“CART”). The afternoon job shadow program gave students an opportunity to see all the types of jobs that it takes to run a professional office.
CART is a high school program jointly operated by Fresno and Clovis Unified School Districts. Juniors and seniors from all high schools in both districts can elect to spend half of their school day at CART, which offers career-specific laboratories and academic credit for advanced English, science, math, and technology.
WJH is an active supporter of CART community programs. Last fall, WJH attorneys Jay Christofferson, Jennifer Delarosa, Lawrence Liu, and Richard Shreiba volunteered in CART’s third annual Social Justice Project. Groups of Law Lab students were tasked with developing a policy to address a topic of local teen concern, such as bullying, teen homelessness, or mental health. Under the attorneys’ mentorship, students explored their topic and prepared a presentation about implementing a realistic public policy. The students then gave a presentation to community leaders, including judges and school board members.