Justin
Boro
Assistant Director, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
Office Number: 
RH 305
Office Phone: 
5206269224

Biographical Information

Justin Boro joined the law school in February 2016. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Portland State University in 2011, where he focused his studies on the effects of development and trade on political institutions and cultures. After graduation, Justin interned with state, federal, and local government offices to help improve the lives of Oregonians. Before joining the University, Justin worked at the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA). During his time at NICWA he focused on donor relations and increasing awareness of the need to increase compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act and NICWA’s work across Indian Country to promote the well-being of Native children and families. Prior to his service at NICWA, he worked in the Oregon Senate where he helped advocate for the Foster Youth Bill of Rights (SB 123), cultural competency in health care delivery (HB 2611A), and addressing the over representation of minorities within the social services and corrections systems (SB 463B).

Education

B.A.
Portland State University
2011
MBA
Eller College of Management
In Progress

Work Experience

Assistant Director, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
James E. Rogers College of Law
2016 - present
Assistant Director for Communications and Outreach, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
James E. Rogers College of Law
2016
Communications and Development Coordinator
National Indian Child Welfare Association, Portland, Oregon
2014 -2016
Staff Assistant, Office of Oregon Senator Chip Shields
Salem, Oregon
2013