New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is seeking applications for the Bingham McCutchen Children’s Education Fellowship in its Disability Justice (DJ) Program. This one-year fellowship with the possibility of renewal is generously funded and sponsored by Bingham McCutchen LLP. The fellow’s caseload would focus on systemic advocacy and individual representation to advance the civil rights of children with disabilities in the New York City school system.
Read more here for information on the NYLPI Fellowship.
The Center for Reproductive Rights’ Asia Legal Program is currently seeking pro bono assistance for a range of projects. The Center is an international non-governmental organization that uses constitutional, comparative and international human rights law to advance women’s reproductive rights. As part of its initiative to litigate cases on behalf of women who have experienced violations of their reproductive rights, the Center will organize the first ever South Asia Reproductive Rights Case Development Workshop in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Center is currently seeking pro bono partners to collaborate with in developing these country-specific litigation tools for this training. Please feel free to email [email protected] directly with any questions, or if you might be interested in taking on a project. This sheet provides relevant information about projects currently available.
MetLife and the National Bar Association (NBA), announces the launch of the NBA 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition–an event designed to introduce high school junior and senior students of color to oral and written advocacy. The participants of the competition have the opportunity to win over $25,000 in scholarships and prizes.
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