Join UW Law Moderate Means Program; IMAP Orientation; NAWJ/WSAJ & FLOW scholarships; WA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy: Calls for Papers; Echoing Green 2018 Fellowship

Due October 18: UW Law Moderate Means Program: Looking for the chance to work with clients?

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The UW Law Moderate Means Program Is Recruiting Interns for Fall Quarter

Open to: All students (JD,MJ,LLLT,LLM)

Time Commitment: Three hours a week fall quarter and five hours a week winter quarter

Application Process: Submit a letter of interest and resume to Ann Spangler

Contact: spangler@uw.edu

Application Deadline: Open until filled, but no later than 10/18

The Moderate Means Program is the flag-ship pro bono program for students at the University of Washington School of Law. The UW MMP provides legal referrals for low and moderate income individuals as a part of the statewide WSBA Moderate Means Program.

RSVP by Friday, September 30: Incarcerated Mothers Advocacy Project New Student Orientation on Sunday, October 1

Where:  UW Law School Room 115

When:  Sunday, October 1, 2017

Time:  10 am – 2 pm.

Incarcerated Mothers Advocacy Project (IMAP) is hosting an orientation/training for new students and community members who are interested in getting involved! This Sunday, October 1st UW Law School Room 115 10am – 2pm Lunch Provided IMAP’s mission is to provide resources and support that heal the relationships harmed by incarceration. We envision a world where families can be together & thrive, free from the prison industrial complex. Come make new friends and learn about: IMAP’s monthly classes at local prisons, reproductive justice, prison abolition, an introduction to family law, and how to get involved!

Please RSVP by September 30th to danny726@uw.edu

Due September 29: Filipino Lawyers of Washington Foundation, 2017 Pangarap Scholarship Application

Application Due:  Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5 pm.

The Filipino Lawyers of Washington Foundation (“FLOWF”), in partnership with the Filipino Lawyers of Washington (“FLOW”) awards up to 3 scholarships annually ranging from $500 to $3000 to law students in the Pacific Northwest. The scholarships are intended to recognize law students who have a demonstrated significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the Filipino/Filipino American community. You need not be of Filipino ethnicity to apply. To learn more about FLOW,  and apply here.

Due November 1:  The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (WJELP): Call for Papers!WJELP Logo

The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (WJELP) invites submissions for papers and speakers for a symposium this winter, focused on environmental justice and the law. Submitted papers should center around how the law currently acts as a barrier to environmental justice and what the law can do to codify protections. Accepted papers will be featured at the symposium and later printed in a monograph book. Paper and speaker submissions are due by November of 2017. WJELP is also seeking papers with general environmental focuses for our regular editions.

Please submit articles via email to wjelp@uw.edu or via ExpressO.

More info here and here.

2018 Echoing Green Fellowship Application is now open!

The Echoing Green Fellowship application for our 2018 class is now open! This is the fellowship for innovators, instigators, pioneers, and rebels. We know that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not—which is why we invest in talent wherever it is. Start your application today to share your story and vision for change with us. Before you begin, review the materials below to ensure you have the tools and knowledge to submit a strong application:

• What Echoing Green Looks for in Social Entrepreneurs:  Review the criteria for applicants, which evaluators will use to base their scores here.
• Social Enterprise Criteria for Echoing Green’s Fellowships: Review the criteria for organizations and ideas, which evaluators will use to base their scores here.
• Who is Eligible for an Echoing Green Fellowship?:  Make sure you and your organization qualify for a Fellowship here.

More info here. 

Due October 18: National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) and Washington State Association for Justice: $500 Scholarship – Two AvailableWSAJ Logo

Application Due: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

NAWJ, through the Access to Justice Scholarship Program, and WSAJ are each providing a $500.00 scholarship. Two deserving law students who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to diversity and equality in the system of justice will be selected. Scholarship recipients must be an enrolled send or third year law student in good standing.

Criteria for selection will include the applicant’s experience in addressing gender equity issues (e.g. equal access to justice and domestic violence advocacy), and their plan for use of the funds. Applicants will be notified by October 25, 2017.

Apply here and here

DACA recipients file suit over Trump’s move to end program

By Josh Gerstein, Politico

“A half dozen DACA recipients are suing President Donald Trump over his decision to end the program giving quasi-legal status and work permits to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.

Several legal luminaries are backing the lawsuit filed Monday morning in federal court in San Francisco, including Harvard Law professor Larry Tribe and University of California at Berkeley law school dean Erwin Chemerinsky.”

Continue reading here.