Kristina Majewski, JD

2012 Disability Policy Leadership Fellow
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Kristina Majewski, JD

Kristina is the 2012 AUCD Disability Policy Fellow.  She served as the first LEND Law Fellow of the RFK UCEDD in the Bronx, focusing her research on the transition from special education to adulthood, as well as the state of available housing options and deinstitutionalization efforts. She received her BA in Economics (minor in Social Work) from New York University in 2008. In May 2011, she received her JD degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan, where she focused her studies on education and disability rights law.

Kristina has been an active member of various advocacy groups and volunteer agencies that specialize in developing community activities, administering legal aid, and providing various resources for individuals with disabilities. She is currently a member of NPAN, her town's parent advocacy network, as well as the Consumer Advisory Committee at the RFK UCEDD. She is also the proud sibling of two adolescents with special needs and an expert on the day-to-day challenges that they experience.

While at AUCD as the Policy Fellow, Kristina documented her experiences in a blog, "Transitioning into a Brave (new) World." Read her adventures here.