Gladys Rivera-Martinez is competing to win a $1,000 scholarship through the Davis law Group Law & Justice Scholarship Program. We've created this page so you can read all about Gladys and how she wishes to serve her community and justice. This is also the page you can use to support her in this contest.
About the Contestant
Gladys is continuing onto her senior year at John Jay College with a 3.4 GPA. Gladys hopes to become a police officer and then a DEA agent by pursuing graduate school.
Gladys volunteered for a year at the Prison-to-College Pipeline Program at OtisVille Correctional Facility and the Latinas On the Verge of Excellence Program. She interned with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project translating legal documents for minors. She is a peer leader at the CREAR Futuros Program. She attended the National Youth Leadership Forum for National Security and Defense.
How You Can Support Gladys
After a nominee is approved, the student will have until December 18th, 2015 to participate in the Community Engagement & Support portion of the contest. First, the nominee must share a link to their own nominee page on Facebook (the nominee page will be posted to Davis Law Group's official website after the nominee's application has been accepted). Second, the nominee should ask friends and family to support their efforts by clicking the Facebook "Like" button on the nominee's page.
All nominees will have from the moment their official nominee page is published on the Davis Law Group website until December 18th, 2015 to acquire as many "Likes" on their page as possible. Each Facebook "Like" for the nominee's page will count as one point toward the nominee's overall score, and there is no limit to the number of points from Facebook "Likes" that a nominee can earn. Any "Likes" acquired after the December 18th, 2015 deadline will not count toward the nominee's total number of "Likes."