James Butler

2016
Placement Location:
Los Angeles City Administrator

James E. Butler II is an alumnus of UC Berkeley with a BA in Rhetorical Studies. As a parent and transfer student from Los Angeles, James came to Berkeley with an ambitious drive, work ethic, and passion that led him to be an advocate for social justice issues that affected the students of Berkeley and the people of the world. James intends to continue his passion for advocacy by eventually going to law school and staying active in the political realm in order to address issues that face neglected communities. 

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James Butler
08/01/2016
Things seem to always work a little differently for me, but the results are of the sweetest kind. Even though I am a Cal-in-Sacramento Fellow, I am not spending my summer in Sacramento. I am not working with a senator on some interesting bill that would open health care exchanges for undocumented...