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Government & Public Interest

PSJD’s Public Interest News Digest

Stay Informed on Legal Responses Across the Country to Social Justice Issues Check out this news digest for recent public interest news stories! Some of the topics discussed include Reproductive Rights, Free and Fair Elections; Rule of Law & Voting Rights; Systemic Racism; Pro Bono Response; Student Loans & Student Debt; Immigration, Refugee & Citizenship […]

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Government & Public Interest

ABA Section of Civil Rights & Social Justice: Webinars Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is proud to provide programs and resources celebrating the culture and history of Native people in the United States. Join their webinars this month as they take a close look at the legal issues that Native Americans are facing. The impressive panels and resources […]

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Government & Public Interest

National Civil Rights Museum Virtual Tour & Discussion, October 13th

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Government & Public Interest

Upcoming Summer Programs & Events

The summer is a great time to check out various bar association events and hear from practitioners. Below are some examples of the wide range of events happening this summer from bar associations. Be sure to check out local bar association event listings for additional programs and events! American Bar Association: Election JeopardyRegistration for Event […]

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Pro Bono

ACLU of MA Seeks Volunteers

The ACLU of Massachusetts (“ACLUM”) is seeking Volunteers to join their Legal Resources Team. Volunteers do not need to be attorneys and do not give legal advice. ResponsibilitiesVolunteers are a vital part of the daily operations for the ACLUM, and perform the following responsibilities: answer and return phone calls from persons seeking legal assistance about […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowship Application Resources & Upcoming Webinars

Fellowship season is flying by, and Equal Justice Works (EJW) wants to help you make the most of it. Not sure how to get started? At this point, you should be working to identify the issue your project will seek to address, and beginning to consider an organization that may be a good fit for the work […]

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Government & Public Interest

George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship, and other fellowship opportunities. These fellowships provide opportunities for recent law school graduates to start their careers working with one of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations, gaining invaluable experience while advancing the Lawyers’ Committee’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Fellowships 101: Mobilizing Passionate Public Service Leaders

If you missed Equal Justice Works’ (EJW) virtual regional events earlier this semester, the recordings are now available! For anyone planning to apply to an EJW Fellowship this fall, make sure to check out the Fellowships 101 Presentation. Equal Justice Works Overview Presentation Equal Justice Works Fellowships 101 Presentation

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Practice Programs, Trainings & Conferences

If you are seeking opportunities to expand your skills and knowledge when it comes to practicing in public interest law, be sure to check out MassProBono’s calendar of upcoming events this fall.

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Government & Public Interest

Racism by Design: Where We Live, Why We Live There, and Why It Matters

October 20, 2020, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Register here$5 for WCL Members; $10 for non-members Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) for their Racial Justice Series with “Racism by Design: Where We Live, Why We Live There, and Why it Matters,” a panel discussion on the intersection of housing segregation and racial justice. The […]