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Save the Date! WCL’s Fellowships 101, July 14 at 6PM

Thursday, July 14; 6:00-7:30 pm ET, Via Zoom, Register Post-graduate fellowships are incredibly rewarding, but understanding the many different fellowship options and navigating the application process can be a challenge! Don’t go it alone! Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) is here to help!  At Fellowships 101, WCL’s expert panel will walk you through all the steps […]

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WCL’s Summer 2022 Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum

Keynote – Wednesday, June 8; 12:00-2:00 pm ETPanels – Thursday, June 9, June 16, and June 23; 12:00-2:30 pm ET Register The Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Summer Pro Bono & Public Interest Forum is an annual tradition that brings together hundreds of summer associates, summer interns, law students, and lawyers to discuss how to make pro bono or […]

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ABA Webinar #StateandLocalTaxMatters: COVID-19 Crisis Issues & Opportunities – April 22 at Noon

Join the ABA’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section on Friday, April 22nd at Noon ET, Register here Federal, state, and local tax policymakers and legislators across the country have been scrambling in response to the global pandemic. In fact, because of the federal government’s economic stimulus and direct transfers, many states saw debilitating projected […]

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ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice Programs This Week- Combating Islamophobia, Ukraine Refugee Crisis, Evictions, VAWA

Please join the ABA for this upcoming civil rights and social justice programs: 21-Day Practice on Creating Inclusive Spaces and Combating IslamophobiaAvailable from April 4 – 25! Sign Up to JoinThe 21-Day Practice invites participants to complete a syllabus of short daily assignments (typically taking 15 – 30 minutes), over 21 consecutive days. In addition […]

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Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Summer 2022 Training- Due April 6

The University of Michigan Law School is pleased to announce the 2022 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship Training, which will be held in Ann Arbor at the law school May 23-25, 2022. The Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship is committed to inspiring the best and brightest law students to pursue careers in child welfare […]

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The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is Hiring Entry-Level Attorneys!

3Ls, please know that the Public Defender Service (PDS) recently posted seven attorney positions to work with them for two-year terms. These jobs are open to 3Ls and they are excellent opportunities to begin your career in a fantastic public defender office. The Special Litigation Division of PDS is dedicated to addressing recurring and systemic […]

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PILF Summer Stipends Applications Now Open & Stipends Office Hours in CSO

The PILF 4K (Deadline: 4/15), Racial Justice (Deadline: 3/31) and Hillinger Fellowship (Deadline: 3/31) stipends applications are now open. If you have questions about these applications, PILF will be holding office hours in the CSO Resource Room (EW 210) on Fridays from 12-3 PM. Feel free to stop by and speak with the PILF Stipends Director. 

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WCL: How Can Clean Air Act Enforcement Effectively Mitigate Climate Change and Improve Environmental Justice Efforts?

March 23, 2022, 12- 1:30 PM, $15 for WCL members, Register here Presented by: WBADC, Energy and Environmental Law Forum The Biden Administration has strongly focused on mitigating climate change and improving air quality in overburdened communities. What role can enforcement of the Clean Air Act (CAA) play in meeting these twin goals? Mary Greene, […]

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Braving in Nonprofits: Equity & Allyship

Braving in Non-Profits: Equity & AllyshipMarch 10th, 12:00 PM This discussion by the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) will focus on how to promote equity and allyship through inclusive policies and cultures driven by racial justice that support staff and clients while navigating limitations on time, funding and resource challenges, and the force […]

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Equal Justice America Summer 2022 Fellowship Funding – Deadline March 24

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for an Equal Justice America (EJA) Summer 2022 Fellowship and get funding. Deadline: March 24 To apply, students need to have a placement secured with an organization that provides civil legal assistance to people in need. EJA Fellowships now pay up to $5,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students […]