Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day?   To remind people that they are not defined by their mistakes. It is incredibly frustrating to witness a system that harshly punishes mistakes but does nothing in terms of forgiveness and support. Root & Rebound sheds a light on these issues and lets people know that they are seen, they are heard, and that someone is here to help them.

Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day?

To remind people that they are not defined by their mistakes. It is incredibly frustrating to witness a system that harshly punishes mistakes but does nothing in terms of forgiveness and support. Root & Rebound sheds a light on these issues and lets people know that they are seen, they are heard, and that someone is here to help them.

Ebony Morris

Law Clerk

Ebony is a Summer Law Clerk at Root & Rebound. 

She is a student at Northwestern Law where she is studying for her J.D./LL.M. in International Human Rights Law. She received her B.A. from Howard University in May 2015. 

Ebony is the co-president of her law school’s chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project, which helps displaced individuals and families seek asylum in the U.S. She has also researched the implementation of a universal basic income in the United States as a proposal for welfare reform and the impact that it would have on marginalized populations and the overall economy. 

In her spare time, Ebony enjoys backpacking, bikram yoga, and taking pictures of her cat, Tiger.