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Satch Slavin is a Deputy Public Defender at the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office, where he has worked since 2006. He majored in History at Vassar College, where he also volunteered in a literacy program at Greenhaven Prison. This experience sparked an interest in working with incarcerated populations. He has since volunteered for a family visiting facilitation program at the San Bruno County jail and at SQUIRES, which brings teens to visit lifers at San Quentin State Prison. Satch has also worked with teens in a variety of capacities, including residential and school-based drug and alcohol programs, teen leadership programs, and martial arts instruction. In law school at UC Berkeley, he volunteered for an immigration court clinic as well as a workers’ rights clinic, and interned with a superior court judge and a federal judge.