Pro Bono Opportunities

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African Services Committee
ASC provides health, housing, legal, educational and self-sufficiency services to African and Caribbean immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers affected by war, poverty, global health disparities, political oppression, and social persecution based on sexual orientation or HIV status.


Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
The Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging seeks 2020 graduates to conduct research work on a flexible part-time basis.


Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
CHRGJ has a number of research projects that are seeking volunteers.


*NEW* Daylight
Daylight is currently seeking volunteers for two pro bono projects: the Police Reform project and the Child Welfare project.


Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice: The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson
The Immigration, Equal Protection, and the Promise of Racial Justice: The Legacy of Jean v. Nelson conference celebrates the 35th anniversary of Jean, a 1985 Supreme Court decision which considered allegations that the federal government was discriminating against Haitian asylum seekers because of their race.


International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network
The core mission of the ILAW Network is to facilitate information exchange and promote collaboration among its members to develop creative solutions to promote workers’ rights around the world – through campaigns, policy analysis, litigation, and legislation.


Jailhouse Lawyer Initiative
JLI advocates for the legal empowerment of current and former jailhouse lawyers – the process of knowing, using, and shaping law that impacts their lives – as a core strategy to ending the cycle of incarceration and enabling communities to obtain freedom from the inside out.


Just Security
Just Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of U.S. national security law and policy, broadly defined.


Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project
Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, property seizures, and foreclosures.


New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, Consumer Debt Project
The New York State Courts Access to Justice Program seeks law students to provide pro bono service in its Consumer Debt Program for unrepresented Consumer Debtors appearing in Civil Court.

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