Paige Ackman is the 2023-2024 Legal Fellow for the Center for Innovations in Community Safety.  Paige conducts legal and policy scholarship and research for various projects at the Center, including work on alternative first response programs and community/hospital-based violence intervention programs.

Prior to joining CICS, Paige completed her J.D. at Georgetown Law.  In her third year at Georgetown, Paige worked as a student attorney in the Juvenile Justice Clinic, where she represented kids charged with crimes in D.C. Superior Court. Paige also interned with Legal Aid Chicago, Legal Aid D.C., the National Center for Youth Law, and the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.

Paige received her B.A. in Sociology and Social Policy from Johns Hopkins University.  Throughout her entire time at Hopkins, Paige worked as a research assistant for the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab.  As a research assistant, a bulk of Paige’s work centered around conducting in-depth home interviews with respondents for on-site research projects on housing and education in Seattle and Baltimore.  Paige also tutored at the Jessup Correctional Institution, interned at the Center for Gun Violence Solutions, and played varsity soccer.

In her free time Paige spends time at the dog park with her dog Wrigley, plays soccer, and coaches first and second grade soccer teams.