Catherine Sims

Third-Year Law Student, St. John’s University School of Law, National Director of Community Service, National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), Queens, New York

As a descendant of survivors of the Middle Passage, Catherine strives to honor her ancestors through her work for racial justice and healing. She is using her platforms as a racial justice trainer and law student to push for racial equity and healing. Catherine taught for Dallas Independent School District and Brookhaven College and is currently a second-year law student at St. John's University. Catherine double-majored and earned a B.A. in Philosophy; Government and Politics and earned a M.A. in Government and Politics with a concentration in International Relations. She also holds an advanced certificate in International Law & Diplomacy.