Featured Events 2017
Host a viewing of the ABA Webinar: Burning Down the House: The Myths Around Youth Homelessness in America
This webinar will be a dynamic discussion about what youth homelessness looks like in the United States and how the provision of legal services to homeless youth can dramatically improve their outcomes. Follow-up with a discussion of the opportunities for assisting homeless youth in your community. Include an opportunity for attorneys to sign-up with the ABA Homeless Youth Legal Network Pro Bono to work with local shelters and organizations to assist homeless youth with various legal needs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in hosting a viewing of this webinar.
Capuchin Soup Kitchen Legal Clinic
Thursday September 14, 2017 9:00am-11:00am; Thursday September 28 9:00am-11:00am; Thursday October 12 9:00am-11:00am; Thursday October 26 9:00am-11:00am
Volunteer attorneys meet one-on-one with guests of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, providing legal counsel and assistance in resolving legal matters. The clinic meets twice monthly, the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Capuchin Soup Kitchen 1264 Meldrum St. Detroit, MI Contact: Kimberly Paulson Bodman, PLC Phone: (313) 392-1068 email: email@example.com
Friday October 20, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm; L.A. Law Library
Expert discussion on causes of and solutions to homelessness and the unique ways that only legal aid agencies and pro bono attorney volunteers can help combat homelessness. The program will emphasize the various things lawyers can do to protect against unjust evictions, preserve existing housing, remedy unsafe housing conditions, ensure receipt of public benefits and health care, work with local governments –all being ways to engage pro bono volunteer attorneys with organizations serving those facing homelessness in preventing and fighting against homelessness.
Thursday October 26, 2017 9:00am-1:00pm; American Legion Post 6 Cheyenne, WY
Equal Justice Wyoming will once again participate in the Homeless Veterans Stand Down at the American Legion Post 6 in Cheyenne to provide homeless veterans with various resources available to them. For more information, please contact Equal Justice Wyoming at 307-777-8383.
Friday October 27, 2017 1:00pm-3:30pm; Haven for Hope, San Antonio, TX
An identification card is an essential element for participation in contemporary society. As a Partner at Haven for Hope, the nationally-recognized residential and service space for individuals experiencing homelessness, St. Mary's University School of Law's Center for Legal and Social Justice provides identification recovery assistance for individuals for whom an identification card can facilitate a considerable improvement in quality of life.
Friday October 27, 2017 10:00am-12:00pm; Covenant House, Washington, DC
This meeting will provide a tour of the facility in addition to identifying existing legal services as well as gaps to determine the most critical legal needs and develop a pro bono strategy that does not duplicate efforts and effectively adds value.