Law Student Volunteers Needed for Citizenship Day on Saturday, April 7, with OneAmerica and Washington New Americans

Law Student Volunteers Needed for Citizenship Day on Saturday, April 7, with OneAmerica and Washington New AmericansOneAmerica Logo

We are inviting you to take part at our Citizenship Day,  made possible by a partnership between OneAmerica, the Washington State Chapter of the American Lawyers Association (AILA-WA), and other partners. We are looking for law students to serve as form completers.  Law students will have the opportunity to meet one on one with clients to help them complete the N-400 naturalization form – can you help?  

This is a great opportunity for law students to learn about immigration while serving the 80 or so clients that arrive to our Citizenship Day sites.

DATE: Saturday, April 7, 2018
TIME FOR VOLUNTEERS: 8:30 am- 5:30 pm
OPEN FOR CLIENTS: 10:00 am- 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Yakima, Yakima Valley Community College
Vancouver, Clark College
Tacoma, Tacoma Community House


ABOUT: Washington New Americans, a program of OneAmerica, promotes successful integration by connecting Legal Permanent Residents to the information and services they need to successfully pursue citizenship. Citizenship Days, held in partnership with AILA and community organizations across the state, offer assistance with citizenship applications in 8 cities in Washington State.  Last year, more than 375 volunteers supported Citizenship Days and served 531 individuals in 13 cities! Visit our website for more information.

“ACT” Webinar Series Alliance Communications Toolkit: How to Effectively Share Client Stories

The Access to Justice Board’s Communications Committee’s quarterly webinar series shares best practices and practical tools for Alliance organizations to strengthen how they communicate about their work. We are thankful for the valuable feedback received from the Alliance to identify our first four topics.

Anyone who supports the communications efforts of your organization is invited and encouraged to attend. The webinars are designed to give practical tools that a range of experience levels can use.

How to Effectively Share Client Stories

When: May 23 from 12pm – 1:30pm

Register: Registration will open in mid-April

What we’ll cover: Details will be shared in mid-April

CLE Credits: 1.5 credits pending

More info here.

April 27 MentorLink Mixer: Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in LeadershipWSBA Logo

The WSBA’s MentorLink Mixers are unique, free-to-attend events that bring together potential mentees and mentors with similar interests in the legal profession. The April MentorLink Mixer will focus on diversity and inclusion through a leadership lens. This event will further the dialogue on building the leadership skills and opportunities for people in underrepresented groups in both the work place and the legal community. Experienced mentors will share their knowledge about how they have navigated their careers, stepped up to lead, and created a path for leadership opportunities. Attendees will leave educated, inspired, and encouraged to reflect on the barriers they face and their own goals as they strive to grow as leaders in the legal profession.April 27, 2018, Noon-1:30pm

WSBA Office
1325 Fourth Ave., Ste. 600
Seattle, WA 98101

More info here.