"I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau
The Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program provides law students with the chance to spend their summer working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization of their choosing. Summer Corps members expand the delivery of critically needed legal assistance in low-income and underserved communities across the country for veterans, homeowners facing foreclosure, disaster victims, and those facing other legal issues.
Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that will provide law students with the opportunity to earn a Legal AmeriCorps Education Award for dedicating their summer to a qualifying legal project at a nonprofit public interest organization. A Summer Corps applicant must be a current student at an Equal Justice Works member law school, such as Touro. Summer Corps Members may serve at a variety of organizations. to learn more about the Summer Corps and how to apply, go here.