Radiance is a second-generation Belizean-American from central Illinois. Before law school, Radiance was intimately involved in community organizing efforts related to climate change response, racial justice in city planning, environmental justice in housing, and alternative food systems. They attended Illinois State University and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Sociology and minors in Women’s & Gender Studies and Latinx/Latin American Studies. They also performed nationally with the Gamma Phi Circus.
During law school, Radiance has continued to pursue public interest work—especially at the intersections of housing, infrastructure, and environmental justice—through coursework as well as internships with legal services providers, nonprofits, appellate litigation clinics, a government agency, and a large firm. They also performed in Georgetown Law’s school musicals.
In their free time, you can catch Radiance reading outside, practicing yoga, or exploring the DMV.