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LatinoJustice, Puerto Rican Legal Defense Fund-PRLDEF (New York, New York) FALL 2015 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIP

LATINOJUSTICE PRLDEF seeks to SPONSOR rising 3L or recent law graduates currently clerking for  Fall 2015 PUBLIC INTEREST FELLOWSHIP. LatinoJustice is one of the foremost Latino civil rights organizations in the country, serving a pan-Latino constituency. Since 1972, they have brought precedent setting impact litigation that has profoundly improved the treatment of Latinos in our […]

16th Annual NATIONAL LAW STUDENTS WORKERS’ RIGHTS CONFERENCE

What:             16th Annual NATIONAL LAW STUDENTS WORKERS’ RIGHTS CONFERENCE When:            October 17 & 18, 2014 Where:           The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD  Deadline:      August 28, 2014 Register:       Register online (this option will be available shortly) or use the form in the conference brochure. Check for additional details on the website. For […]

2014 EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS CONFERENCE AND CAREER FAIR

Equal Justice Works (EJW) invites you to join them for the 2014 Conference and Career Fair! Each year, the EJW Conference and Career Fair brings together 1,200 law students with more than 125 public interest employers from around the country under one roof. The EJW annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest […]

2015 EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION TIPS PLUS BONUS TIPS ON MEDICAL-LEGAL PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS

The application for 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowships is now open! Applications will be accepted through September 17, 2014. Please visit the website to learn more. You may register for the free webinar on Wednesday, July 16th to learn more about the Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowship Program and get application tips from the experts […]

NEW AMERICORPS JD OPENINGS – JULY DEADLINE

The AmeriCorps JD program has some additional slots available to start this month. Through AmeriCorps JD, law students focusing on any area of civil public interest law can earn a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. AmeriCorps JD is also an exciting way to get connected to the various resources that Equal Justice Works offers to […]

Heritage Health and Housing, Inc. Fellowship

Please see below for the Fellowship Opportunity with a 501(c)(3). Position Type:   Fellowships (3 months to 1 year, Pro Bono Opportunities) Employer:           Heritage Health and Housing (New York, NY) Contact:               Adam Herbst Job Title:             Legal Fellow Description: Heritage Health and Housing is offering an unpaid legal fellowship opportunity as a way for recent law graduates […]

New York Lawyers For The Public Interest, Inc. Seeks Legal Director

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) seeks a dynamic Legal Director with exceptional experience in and strong commitment to social justice advocacy to provide strategic leadership for its programs. For nearly 40 years, NYLPI has been a leading civil rights advocate for marginalized New Yorkers. These communities define our work; they shape our […]

American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations Seeks National Community Engagement Development Coordinator – South Region

Temporary – Fund position, not to exceed three (3) years.  Overview of Responsibilities: The National Community Engagement Development Coordinator will develop and implement plans to build the capacity of state federations and local councils to establish and sustain effective relationships with community-based organizations around a shared vision for building power for working people in their […]

Fellowship – For Lawyers from English-Speaking Countries of the Caribbean

Venue of Fellowship: Executive Secretariat of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organization of American States (OAS).  Address:  1889 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006 Deadline to present applications:  May 2, 2014 Start and End Dates:  July 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015 Length of the Fellowship:  11 months Objective: To provide an […]

Only One Week Left! 2014-2015 Reproductive Justice – HIV Fellowship Application Deadline May 7, 2014

LSRJ is now accepting applications for two RJ-HIV Fellow positions for the 2014-15 fellowship year at two leading organizations working at the intersection of HIV and reproductive justice: SisterLove in Atlanta, GA or Positive Women’s Network- USA in Oakland, CA. LSRJ seeks applications from current 3Ls and recent law school graduates to work as a […]