Christina Fialho BA ’06, JD ’12 has received a major award from Caroline Kennedy for her work with immigrants. Ms. Fialho is co-founder of Freedom for Immigrants, and was honored with the New Frontier Award for her tireless efforts advocating for immigrants rights and protections. Read more.
“For us, the New Frontier is a world where no person is imprisoned for crossing a border,” said Christina Mansfield and Christina Fialho, co-founders and executive directors of Freedom for Immigrants. “President John F. Kennedy inspired and challenged a generation to live the values our nation professes. We are so honored to accept this award that uplifts President Kennedy’s legacy, as we continue to battle as he said ‘problems of ignorance and prejudice’ as well as ‘unanswered questions of poverty and surplus.”