Rebecca Cabezas, Legal Advocate
Rebecca is a legal advocate with the UIC CHECK program. She is particularly passionate about immigration issues and rights. Fluent in Spanish and with experience interacting with immigrant children and their families, Rebecca’s interests and previous experience make her a crucial part of the UIC CHECK team. Previously, she worked at the National Immigrant Justice Center, and Student World Assembly. Rebecca has focused her career on human rights and advocacy. She went to the University of Illinois for her B.A. is Political Science and received her M.S. in Global Affairs from New York University.