Quincy Blair

Intern

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Cornell University, Quincy is currently working to earn a JD from University of California, Berkeley School of Law. In 2017, Quincy also completed a semester of study at the University of Bologna.
In 2021, Quincy worked as an intern at Youth Law Center where she developed resources to assist advocates pursuing rehabilitative incarceration models after the closure of the California Department of Juvenile Justice. She also interned at the W. Haywood Burns Institute where she created an informational teaching guide regarding the history of crime and punishment in the United States through the lens of structural racism
In 2022, Quincy interned for the Legal Aid Society of New York City where she conducted research on strip search violations and religious liberties for persons incarcerated at Rikers prison. She also assisted in litigation proceedings for clients who experienced police misconduct. In addition, she volunteers weekly with the National Lawyers Guild to provide legal support for currently incarcerated individuals.
Quincy’s main area of interest includes American Criminal Justice and Human Rights Law. A mother tongue English speaker and conversational in Italian.

Email: qblair@npwj.org