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Sarah Silins


JD, Northwestern University

Sarah Silins is a graduate of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and is currently coordinating the Reimagining Youth Justice Project at Northwestern's Children and Family Justice Center.  Before law school, Sarah coordinated outreach and community organizing efforts for the Life Without Parole Project also at the Children and Family Justice Center.  Her work focused on gaining support and cultivating the voices of the families of Illinois' life without parole inmates and working to organize against the extreme sentencing of youth. Sarah has a background in community organizing and ethnographic research, and a B.A in Sociology and Human Services.  Sarah has a deep commitment to children, their families, and utilizing her law degree to pursue justice on their behalf.