Cherice Hopkins

Cherice Hopkins is Senior Counsel at Rights4Girls, a human rights organization committed to ending gender-based violence in the U.S., where she engages in advocacy to enhance the safety and well-being of young women and girls who have been pushed to the margins of our society—particularly young women and girls of color—and improve responses to those who have experienced violence.  Her work includes policy reform, public education and awareness, training and technical assistance, research, and coalition building. Cherice is the co-author of three innovative reports: Girls and Gender-Expansive Youth and COVID-19, Survivor Protection: Reducing the Risk of Trauma to Child Sex Trafficking Victims, and Beyond the Walls: A Look at Girls in D.C.’s Juvenile Justice System. Cherice is also a member of the faculty of the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, and she co-manages the Girls at the Margin National Alliance.



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