Cherice Hopkins, Esq. is a human rights advocate and currently Senior Counsel at a national nonprofit that works to end the criminalization of survivors of violence. She engages in policy reform, public education, training and technical assistance, and research to advance the safety and well-being of young women and girls —particularly young women and girls of color—who have been pushed to the margins of our society and improve responses to those who have experienced violence. Cherice received an MBA from Columbia College and a J.D. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She is honored to support Lifeway Network in its mission of providing safe housing to women and increasing awareness of trafficking.