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NUSL Volunteers for Justice/Pro Bono Fair

The Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration invites all students to find out more about pro bono work with a variety of organizations. This event is co-sponsored by the student group How to Get it Done (HTGID).


A variety of organizations and groups will be on hand to fill you in on pro bono opportunities. You’ll hear about ways to:

  • Commit to leading programming that equips students to get engaged on a grassroots level and to deploy your legal skills as social change agents

  • Assist domestic violence victims

  • Take on urgent humanitarian sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking, LGBTQ persecution, refugee cases from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia and elsewhere

  • Get legal observer training and do ICE court observations

  • Work on holistic solutions for family law issues of divorce, custody, adoption, reproductive technology law, juvenile justice, domestic violence, elder issues, same-sex marriage implications, end of life care and more

  • Facilitate health care for the homeless and do Know Your Rights presentations

  • Conduct Street Law Clinics

  • Support dining workers’ rights

  • Become an urban school mentor in an enrichment program

  • Find out how you can protect individual rights and freedoms working in local law offices dedicated to civil rights and immigration work

  • Help launch a pro bono student org

  • Learn how the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court acknowledges your pro bono service

Access to justice can’t wait! Help it happen now and gain valuable experience and skills while you are doing good work. Come to the NUSL VOLUNTEERS FOR JUSTICE FAIR!!

Free food, too!!


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dockser Commons

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