Juvenile Law Center webinars, UW Law Pro Bono Competency Trainings, Pro Bono/Externship Fair

Juvenile Law Center: Two Webinars for Child Welfare, Education and Juvenile Justice Fields

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time: 11:30-1:00 pm

Webinar: Alternatives to Strip Searches for Youth in the Justice System

Juvenile Law Center attorney’s  Natane Eaddy and Karen Lindell with special guest Melanie Shapiro,  Director of Juvenile Justice Policy for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender will discuss alternatives to strip search for youth in the justice system. This discussion is designed to help juvenile justice professionals gain a better understanding of the harms associated with strip search and alternatives to the practice.

Register here.

When:  Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm

Webinar: Federal Legislation to Promote Access and Success in Higher Education for Youth  in Foster Care and Experiencing Homelessness 4:00-5:30 pm ET

Two important pieces of legislation have been introduced in Congress to promote higher education success for youth experiencing homelessness and youth in foster care, “Higher Education Access and Success for Homelessness and Foster Youth Act” and Fostering Success in Higher Education .” These bills seek to address barriers to high education access and success by streamlining access to existing financial aid, enhancing assistance and support for retention and completion, and improving collaboration, outreach, and data collecting.

During the webinar information will be provided on the content of both bills, the time line for introduction, and opportunities for support and advocacy. There will also be a chance to hear from Congressional staff about the bills as well as an opportunity for questions.

Register here

Volunteer law students needed for VABAW gala!

When: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Time:  5:30-8:00 pm

Where:  Triple Door, Seattle, Washington

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW) needs volunteers! We are looking for student volunteers for our upcoming gala on Thursday, September 28! It’s a great opportunity to get dressed up and meet partners, judges, while learning about VABAW’s mission in a fun way. Our popular event will take place at The Triple Door in downtown Seattle from 5:30-8:00 pm. WE will provide you with food catered by the Wild Ginger.

P.S. There is also a fashion show!

Interested? Please contact Kristin Tan at tank19@uw.edu

Military JAG Panel at UW School of Law (Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps)

When: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Time:  12:30-1:20 pm

Where: Room 127

Are you interested in a career with JAG? How do I apply for a position with JAG? Want to learn more about JAG and what it does?

Please join us for a panel discussion with the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines Corp JAG members.

RSVP via SCS Online.

Pro Bono Legal Aid  Core Competency Trainings. Get Trained. Do Pro Bono. Make a Difference Now.

When: Friday,  October 6, 2017  Part 1 10:00– 12:30

Friday, October 13  Part 2 10:30-12:30

Where:  UW School of Law Room 138

Thinking about volunteering for…

· Bridging the Gap/Moderate Means Program (MMP)

· Immigrant Families Advocacy Project (IFAP)

· Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington (SYLAW)

· Incarcerated Mothers Advocacy Project (IMAP)

· CHRJ’s Asylum Application Help Project (App Help)

· Environmental Law Society Pro Bono Research Project (ELS)

· Trans Health Pro Bono Project

· or any of the dozens of community legal aid programs in the Seattle area?

Than this is for you!

RSVP to SCS Online.

Social Justice Tuesday

When: Tuesday, October 10 12:30-1:20

Where: UW School of Law, Room 127

Interested in Externships or doing Pro Bono or both? Come to this information session led by Esther Park, Director of Externships, Aline Carton-Listfjeld, Director Gates Public Service. Learn valuable information a week before the Pro Bono and Externship Fair at the University of Washington.

RSVP via SCS Online

National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

When: October 13  & 14, 2017

Where: Maritim Conference Center Linthicum Heights, MD

Registration Deadline: September 29

More information here.

Social Justice Tuesday-Pro Bono and Externship Fair

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time: 12:30-1:20

Where: UW School of Law Galleria

Meet over 20 organizations and talk with representatives from each to learn about Pro Bono and Externship opportunities at their organization.

More info soon.