Just Money Profiles
Bryna Godar, Columnist

Bryna Godar is a JD at Harvard Law School (class of 2021). Prior to law school, Bryna worked as a journalist in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including at The Capital Times and The Associated Press. She primarily covered policy and politics at the local, state, and national levels, including national elections, the criminal law system, and government spending decisions.

As a law student, Bryna has focused on economic and social justice. She has worked as a legal intern at the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, is involved in the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School, and has researched data tracking requirements for police departments. She is also an editor for the Harvard Law Review and a mediator for the Harvard Mediation Program.

Policy Spotlight
Public Banking

Author: Bryna Godar

The public banking movement has gained significant momentum in recent years, with groups across the country looking into the viability of government-owned banks for their communities. From a “pot bank” in Los Angeles to a “public infrastructure bank” in Massachusetts, proponents of public banking view it as a way to address community needs and better leverage taxpayer funds to benefit the public.