PILA 2019 Grant Application Now Open! (May 6 deadline)
The Public Interest Law Association at the University of Washington is a student-run organization dedicated to promoting legal work that serves the public and improves the quality of life for individuals in our community and elsewhere. PILA helps to fund summer stipends for students doing unpaid, public interest legal work during their 1L or 2L summer.
Please click here for a copy of the 2019 Grant Application. Application deadline is 4pm on Monday, May 6, 2019.
WSBA Labor & Employment Summer Grant – Deadline Extended to May 10!
For complete details and application instructions please visit here.
Civic Boot Camp on Civil Rights (May 24, Scholarships Available!)
Learn about and explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District! Gain the knowledge and tools needed to take action in the community and protect the future of civil rights. Participants will learn about the past Civil Rights Movement (and Black Panther Party) in Seattle, visit local landmarks/buildings in the Central District (Byrd Barr Place, Mt Zion Church, Liberty Bank Building), see the results of gentrification and learn from local activists how to advocate for civil rights.
20th Annual Access to Justice Conference: Amplifying the Power of Community
This year, we celebrate our 20th Access to Justice Conference! Through interactive workshops, inspiring remarks, and listening sessions, the Conference aims to generate innovative strategies and partnerships that can advance our collective work toward creating a more fair, just, and inclusive community.
When: June 14-16, 2019
Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd.
The Gates Public Service Law Program is awarding ten $250.00 stipends to students that wish to attend. To apply for a stipend, please send a current resume and a brief Please provide a resume personal statement describing why you wish to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2019.
The History of the LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement: 50 Years after Stonewall
When: Thursday, June 6, 5:30pm
Where: Seattle Municipal Court, Jury Room, 600 5th Ave.
Pints and Progress with Legal Voice
Each year, Legal Voice and our allies advocate for strong laws that support and protect you, your family, and your community. Please join us for snacks and libations as we discuss progress made by the Washington State Legislature this year! We’ll chat about the issues we supported, what they mean for you and your community, and how you can access your new rights.
When: Monday, May 6, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Hillman City Collaboratory, 5623 Rainier Ave. S