Larry joined HRDAG as a Human Rights and Data Science Intern, for a period from October 2021 to February 2022. In his role at HRDAG, he learned new professional techniques while assisting with tasks in various projects.
Larry connected with HRDAG through his work at the Invisible Institute, a journalism organization investigating criminal justice reform advocacy, based in Chicago. While volunteering with the Institute, Larry was learning the ins and outs of data analysis applied to criminal justice reform. HRDAG has partnered with Invisible Institute on several projects, including the Citizens’ Police Data Project. (For more information, read this story.)
Larry learned data science through his participation in the Education Justice Project (EJP), where he was a valuable contributor to the advance of computer programming and data science within the walls of Danville Correctional Center. During his internship at HRDAG, Larry was working toward a degree in Data Science/Statistics.
Larry is on LinkedIn. Larry’s 2022 reflection: Lessons at HRDAG: Holding Public Institutions Accountable