Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Social Justice Project Funding Opportunity

From the AJTI Blog:

ABA Section of Litigation - Law Student Good Works Competition

Open to: All law students
Time Commitment: Depends on your project
Application process: proposals for projects must be submitted in writing and via a YouTube video by April 27, 2011 see the Section’s Facebook Page or the Section’s U-Tube Video for more information.
Contact: Rachel Dawson, Associate Director of Planning at Rachel.Dawson@americanbar.org or 312.988.6236.

ABA Section of Litigation has launched a Law Student Good Works Competition on the Section’s Facebook page. The Competition asks law students to create the Section’s next Good Works project. It offers a Grand Prize of $10,000 seed money from the Section to implement the project, along with a $2,500 cash prize, a trip to Laguna Niguel and a year’s worth of mentorship by a Section leader and committee to be assigned to the project.