HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements.

Featured Fellowships: 

Equal Justice Works: New application period for 2013 Summer Corps program. Applications accepted on a rolling basis beginning Tuesday, December 18, 2012 until Monday, March 18, 2013. See here for program details.

2013 Deborah T. Poritz Summer Public Interest Legal Fellowship Program. Approximately 15 positions are available for first and second-year law students at Legal Services of New Jersey. Click here for application.

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week early summer program about contemporary legal ethics. Click here for information.

The Echoing Green Fellowship awards up to $90,000 of start-up capital to promising entrepreneurs starting up new organizations aiming to create large-scale social impact.

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University. Deadline for travel assistance is November 30th. Information and application located HERE.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Civil Rights Division seeks second-year law students as legal interns to assist with its enforcement and outreach efforts. Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample (5-10 pages) to Peggy Schmidt. The positions are unpaid, but visit our website to find out how you can qualify for a HOPE Fellowship. 

Events on Campus: 

Monday & Tuesday, December 3rd & 4th, Study Breaks on the Bricks with HOPE & AskUs, 8:30 – 11 am. Need encouragement? Need a little HOPE during finals? Take a break from studying and from exams by joining us for coffee and snacks on the Bricks.

Events off Campus:

Wednesday, December 5th, Legal Line. 6 pm, Dade County Bar Association. DCBA Legal Line, a free legal advice monthly call-in program, continues on the first Wednesday of each month from 6 – 9 pm. Volunteer attorneys and supervised law students will answer simple legal questions, give brief legal advice or refer the call to the appropriate social service agency for further assistance. Contact Derek Dilberian at 305-415-3435 if you are interested in volunteering.