On August 17, 2011 UDC-DCSL held the 2011 Community Service Opportunities Fair to connect first-year law students (who must provide a minimum of 40 hours of pro bono community service) with non-profits and government agencies looking to provide legal services to low-income residents of the District of Columbia. Karen Forman, Director of Clinical and Public Interest Programs, organized the event.
1L meeting with a representative from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
1L meeting with a representative from the Alliance for Justice
This is the complete list of organizations who attended the fair:
AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly ACLU of the Nation's Capital Alliance for Justice Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Bill of Rights Defense Committee Capital Area Food Bank CASA for Children of DC Center on Conscience and War Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry (Ward 8) DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice DC Crime Victims Resource Center DC Employment Justice Center Jeremiah's Circle of Friends Manna, Inc. Neighborhood Legal Services Program Office of the Auditor-Master Office of the Tenant Advocate Our Place DC Partnership for Civil Justice Fund PATHS (Paving Access Trails for Higher Security) Public Defender Service for DC-Mental Health Division Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities The Legal Aid Society of DC The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing Time Dollar Youth Court