Equal Justice Foundation- WCL

Equal Justice Foundation- WCL The Washington College of Law Equal Justice Foundation (EJF) is a student-run organization dedicated to a more just society through the practice of law.

EJF aims to support public interest lawyering and serve underrepresented communities. Established at American University, Washington College of Law in 1989, EJF is a non-profit, student-run organization. Throughout the school year, EJF raises money and collects donations from students, faculty, staff, and the business community to fund stipends for WCL students who have secured positions with publ

EJF aims to support public interest lawyering and serve underrepresented communities. Established at American University, Washington College of Law in 1989, EJF is a non-profit, student-run organization. Throughout the school year, EJF raises money and collects donations from students, faculty, staff, and the business community to fund stipends for WCL students who have secured positions with publ

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Join us TONIGHT at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works Public Interest Care...
10/07/2021

Join us TONIGHT at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works Public Interest Career Fair! Hear from a staff member of OCPD, an EJW organizer, a student who obtained an internship through EJW, and an employer hiring at EJW!

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95008515976...

Learn more about the EJW fair here: https://www.equaljusticeworks.org/conference-and.../about/

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Join us next Thursday, October 7th at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works Public Interest Career Fair! Hear from a staff member of OCPD, an EJW organizer, a student who obtained an internship through EJW, and an employer hiring at EJW!

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95008515976...

Learn more about the EJW fair here: https://www.equaljusticeworks.org/conference-and.../about/

[Image description: a white, pink, and yellow flyer that reads "Join us for a virtual EJW Panel! Thursday, October 7th @ 7:00 PM. Learn more about: organization of the career fair, what public interest lawyers are looking for in candidates, how to engage in table talk, & tips for polishing your resume.]

Join us next Thursday, October 7th at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works P...
09/28/2021

Join us next Thursday, October 7th at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works Public Interest Career Fair! Hear from a staff member of OCPD, an EJW organizer, a student who obtained an internship through EJW, and an employer hiring at EJW!

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95008515976...

Learn more about the EJW fair here: https://www.equaljusticeworks.org/conference-and.../about/

[Image description: a white, pink, and yellow flyer that reads "Join us for a virtual EJW Panel! Thursday, October 7th @ 7:00 PM. Learn more about: organization of the career fair, what public interest lawyers are looking for in candidates, how to engage in table talk, & tips for polishing your resume.]

Join us next Thursday, October 7th at 7:00 PM for a virtual panel to learn more about the upcoming Equal Justice Works Public Interest Career Fair! Hear from a staff member of OCPD, an EJW organizer, a student who obtained an internship through EJW, and an employer hiring at EJW!

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95008515976...

Learn more about the EJW fair here: https://www.equaljusticeworks.org/conference-and.../about/

[Image description: a white, pink, and yellow flyer that reads "Join us for a virtual EJW Panel! Thursday, October 7th @ 7:00 PM. Learn more about: organization of the career fair, what public interest lawyers are looking for in candidates, how to engage in table talk, & tips for polishing your resume.]

Join us TODAY for our first EJF general body meeting of the year!Meeting #1 will take place at 12:00 PM in room NT07.Mee...
09/22/2021

Join us TODAY for our first EJF general body meeting of the year!

Meeting #1 will take place at 12:00 PM in room NT07.
Meeting #2 will take place virtually at 9:30 PM via Zoom: https://american.zoom.us/j/93521550637?pwd=d09mNGhwUTVRcFVGUkpVSmpDcjlMZz09

Are you interested in public interest law? Are you looking to find a community on campus? Do you need funding for your summer internship? Do you like free pizza?

Join us on Wednesday, September 22 at 12:00 PM in room NT07 to learn more about opportunities available through EJF!

We will also be hosting a meeting at 9:30 PM on September 22 via Zoom for those who can't make the in-person meeting. Stay tuned for the Zoom link!

[image: blue background with flowers and white text that reads "Equal Justice Foundation General Body Meeting. Meet other public interest-minded students, learn about summer internship stipends, eat free pizza! Wednesday, September 22, 12:00 PM in Room NT07"]

Join us for our first General Body Meeting of the year this Wednesday, September 22!Meeting #1 will take place at 12:00 ...
09/20/2021

Join us for our first General Body Meeting of the year this Wednesday, September 22!

Meeting #1 will take place at 12:00 PM in room NT07.
Meeting #2 will take place virtually at 9:30 PM via Zoom: https://american.zoom.us/j/93521550637?pwd=d09mNGhwUTVRcFVGUkpVSmpDcjlMZz09

Are you interested in public interest law? Are you looking to find a community on campus? Do you need funding for your summer internship? Do you like free pizza?

Join us on Wednesday, September 22 at 12:00 PM in room NT07 to learn more about opportunities available through EJF!

We will also be hosting a meeting at 9:30 PM on September 22 via Zoom for those who can't make the in-person meeting. Stay tuned for the Zoom link!

[image: blue background with flowers and white text that reads "Equal Justice Foundation General Body Meeting. Meet other public interest-minded students, learn about summer internship stipends, eat free pizza! Wednesday, September 22, 12:00 PM in Room NT07"]

Are you interested in public interest law? Are you looking to find a community on campus? Do you need funding for your s...
09/03/2021

Are you interested in public interest law? Are you looking to find a community on campus? Do you need funding for your summer internship? Do you like free pizza?

Join us on Wednesday, September 22 at 12:00 PM in room NT07 to learn more about opportunities available through EJF!

We will also be hosting a meeting at 9:30 PM on September 22 via Zoom for those who can't make the in-person meeting. Stay tuned for the Zoom link!

[image: blue background with flowers and white text that reads "Equal Justice Foundation General Body Meeting. Meet other public interest-minded students, learn about summer internship stipends, eat free pizza! Wednesday, September 22, 12:00 PM in Room NT07"]

Are you interested in public interest law? Are you looking to find a community on campus? Do you need funding for your summer internship? Do you like free pizza?

Join us on Wednesday, September 22 at 12:00 PM in room NT07 to learn more about opportunities available through EJF!

We will also be hosting a meeting at 9:30 PM on September 22 via Zoom for those who can't make the in-person meeting. Stay tuned for the Zoom link!

[image: blue background with flowers and white text that reads "Equal Justice Foundation General Body Meeting. Meet other public interest-minded students, learn about summer internship stipends, eat free pizza! Wednesday, September 22, 12:00 PM in Room NT07"]

Please join the WCL Equal Justice Foundation for our general body meeting and learn more about what we have in store for...
09/01/2021

Please join the WCL Equal Justice Foundation for our general body meeting and learn more about what we have in store for the year and about summer stipends for public interest work. Room information TBC.

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Please join the WCL Equal Justice Foundation for our general body meeting and learn more about what we have in store for the year and about summer stipends for public interest work. Room information TBC.

[Photo Description: A square graphic with a teal blue background with a dark grey border featuring large white letters that say "Save the Date". Grey letters below that say "Equal Justice Foundation General Body Meeting." At the bottom in white letters are the words "Wednesday, 9/22 at 12pm"]

With the murder of six East Asian women and ongoing anti-East Asian hate crimes related to COVID-19, it is time to cente...
03/30/2021

With the murder of six East Asian women and ongoing anti-East Asian hate crimes related to COVID-19, it is time to center the voices of East Asian WCL students. With the assistance of the Equal Justice Foundation, Office of Public Interest, and Professor Chuang, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) is hosting a listening session on Thursday, 4/1 at 12:00 PM EST for East Asian students (broadly defined as those with ties to SE and NE Asia) to share their stories of growing up East Asian in the United States and their experiences at WCL. APALSA Students have volunteered to read anonymous or attributed stories from East Asian students at WCL. All WCL students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend. Registration Link: https://auwcl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrc-mvrjgpGNXBbOTGw98PGmwX4pB01rUX?_x_zm_rtaid=O477SljiQ-elGZH_2IlMVw.1617028108028.708a7b31be44433395489ff16faeccfd&_x_zm_rhtaid=979

With the murder of six East Asian women and ongoing anti-East Asian hate crimes related to COVID-19, it is time to center the voices of East Asian WCL students. With the assistance of the Equal Justice Foundation, Office of Public Interest, and Professor Chuang, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) is hosting a listening session on Thursday, 4/1 at 12:00 PM EST for East Asian students (broadly defined as those with ties to SE and NE Asia) to share their stories of growing up East Asian in the United States and their experiences at WCL. APALSA Students have volunteered to read anonymous or attributed stories from East Asian students at WCL. All WCL students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend. Registration Link: https://auwcl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrc-mvrjgpGNXBbOTGw98PGmwX4pB01rUX?_x_zm_rtaid=O477SljiQ-elGZH_2IlMVw.1617028108028.708a7b31be44433395489ff16faeccfd&_x_zm_rhtaid=979

The annual EJF Public Interest Auction is taking from March 19-28! With this year being all online again, we are having ...
03/19/2021

The annual EJF Public Interest Auction is taking from March 19-28! With this year being all online again, we are having a MASKerade auction, which you can find at: https://one.bidpal.net/auwclejfauction21

We have some incredible items, including those donated from local D.C. shops and some Zoom cooking classes with our WCL professors. We hope to "see" you all there!

The annual EJF Public Interest Auction is taking from March 19-28! With this year being all online again, we are having a MASKerade auction, which you can find at: https://one.bidpal.net/auwclejfauction21

We have some incredible items, including those donated from local D.C. shops and some Zoom cooking classes with our WCL professors. We hope to "see" you all there!

Thank you to all our members who have been posting and sharing our Champions Challenge campaign. With the 7:00pm deadlin...
02/25/2021

Thank you to all our members who have been posting and sharing our Champions Challenge campaign. With the 7:00pm deadline approaching, we are getting close to hitting our goal of 225 gifts!

Please continue to post and share today about why EJF stipends are so important.

To donate to EJF directly, please direct everyone to this link, select "Funds I Choose" and select the WCL Equal Justice Foundation option from the dropdown under Support a Fund Not Listed: https://giving.american.edu/page/23346/donate/1

Thank you to all our members who have been posting and sharing our Champions Challenge campaign. With the 7:00pm deadline approaching, we are getting close to hitting our goal of 225 gifts!

Please continue to post and share today about why EJF stipends are so important.

To donate to EJF directly, please direct everyone to this link, select "Funds I Choose" and select the WCL Equal Justice Foundation option from the dropdown under Support a Fund Not Listed: https://giving.american.edu/page/23346/donate/1

An exciting update from EJF!AU and WCL have a 36-hour donation “Champions Challenge” beginning today! Between today and ...
02/24/2021

An exciting update from EJF!

AU and WCL have a 36-hour donation “Champions Challenge” beginning today! Between today and tomorrow, if AU can get 225 gifts (of any size!) then EJF gets $60,000 over the next few years from an incredibly generous alumna!

Please post and share for the campaign on your social media sometime between Wednesday Feb. 24 and Thurs. Feb. 25. You can give your network a brief update on the challenge and why EJF summer stipends are so important.

To donate to EJF directly, please direct everyone to this link, select "Funds I Choose" and select the WCL Equal Justice Foundation option from the dropdown under Support a Fund Not Listed: https://giving.american.edu/page/23346/donate/1

An exciting update from EJF!

AU and WCL have a 36-hour donation “Champions Challenge” beginning today! Between today and tomorrow, if AU can get 225 gifts (of any size!) then EJF gets $60,000 over the next few years from an incredibly generous alumna!

Please post and share for the campaign on your social media sometime between Wednesday Feb. 24 and Thurs. Feb. 25. You can give your network a brief update on the challenge and why EJF summer stipends are so important.

To donate to EJF directly, please direct everyone to this link, select "Funds I Choose" and select the WCL Equal Justice Foundation option from the dropdown under Support a Fund Not Listed: https://giving.american.edu/page/23346/donate/1

Happy new year to our EJF community! Come join us for the Spring General Body Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 12pm EST! We...
01/27/2021

Happy new year to our EJF community! Come join us for the Spring General Body Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 12pm EST! We’ll be discussing our annual auction and other fundraising efforts, as well as eligibility requirements to apply for a summer stipend.

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95026403530

Happy new year to our EJF community! Come join us for the Spring General Body Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 12pm EST! We’ll be discussing our annual auction and other fundraising efforts, as well as eligibility requirements to apply for a summer stipend.

Zoom link here: https://american.zoom.us/j/95026403530

Summer Public Interest Internships 101Sponsored by the WCL Equal Justice FoundationJanuary 21, 2021 at 12:00pmAt this Pu...
01/11/2021

Summer Public Interest Internships 101
Sponsored by the WCL Equal Justice Foundation
January 21, 2021 at 12:00pm

At this Public Interest Roundtable, upper level WCL students will share stories of how they found their 1L and 2L summer public interest internships in a diverse range of fields including civil legal services, government service, public interest firms, nonprofits, and criminal defense and what their work experiences were like. Register at http://bit.ly/3sftZq3.

EJF is grateful to be a featured org for @americanuniversity ‘s Giving Tuesday campaign! Click the link in bio to donate...
12/01/2020

EJF is grateful to be a featured org for @americanuniversity ‘s Giving Tuesday campaign! Click the link in bio to donate to EJF and support our students doing incredible public interest work!
#givingtuesday #publicinterest #donate #ejf #auwcl #wcl #au #americanuniversity #washingtoncollegeoflaw

Please join EJF and the Office of Public Interest (OPI) for a conversation with WCL Clinical Program faculty about pursu...
10/08/2020

Please join EJF and the Office of Public Interest (OPI) for a conversation with WCL Clinical Program faculty about pursuing a career in public interest.

Register here for the zoom link: https://bit.ly/3le8G3H

Interested in developing your mentorship skills and forming a relationship with a 1L student? If you're involved with th...
10/01/2020

Interested in developing your mentorship skills and forming a relationship with a 1L student? If you're involved with the Equal Justice Foundation on campus (or would like to be), our Mentorship Program is a great way to do so! Sign up to be a mentor by the end of this Sunday, Oct. 4.

Do you want to support public interest law students' summer internships? Do you want another reason to spend time outsid...
09/24/2020
2020 Virtual Equal Justice 5k Run

Do you want to support public interest law students' summer internships? Do you want another reason to spend time outside? Do you want a chance to win some great gift cards?

Support EJF and participate in our virtual 5k walk/run! Sign up here: https://alumniassociation.american.edu/s/1395/17/interior-1col.aspx?sid=1395&gid=19&pgid=11623&cid=17940&ecid=17940

While we wish we could see you all in person, we are excited to offer the 2nd Annual Equal Justice Run in a virtual format. Because this is a virtual race, you can run/walk anywhere at a time and pace that suits you during the week of October 2-11.

Come join us for the EJF General Body Meeting on September 26! We’ll be discussing ways to get involved in EJF and the e...
09/09/2020

Come join us for the EJF General Body Meeting on September 26! We’ll be discussing ways to get involved in EJF and the eligibility requirements to apply for a summer stipend. We are excited to welcome new EJF members and also welcome back returning EJF members.

We will be sending out a Zoom link to those registered, but a link will also be available via our flyer on the WCL master events calendar.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/XTvGrih6Kw9UmpYm8

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08/18/2020

Equal Justice Foundation- WCL's cover photo

#tbt to #IMBY2019! Registration is still open until July 29 for #IMBY2020 — sign up now to be one of the first 200 regis...
07/13/2020

#tbt to #IMBY2019! Registration is still open until July 29 for #IMBY2020 — sign up now to be one of the first 200 registrants and claim your free mask! Link below! https://forms.gle/hUgQrxdnAX4vbWH17

Not in DC? No problem! We are bringing IMBY to you this year!The In My Backyard (IMBY) week of service will take place b...
07/10/2020

Not in DC? No problem! We are bringing IMBY to you this year!

The In My Backyard (IMBY) week of service will take place between Monday, August 10, and Friday, August 14, 2020. Instead of a single day of service in DC to kick off fall orientation, IMBY 2020 will be held virtually over the course of an entire week, and volunteers can pick a day to serve their own communities in-person or volunteer for an organization virtually.

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Client interviewing skills training happening at 12 PM in Y404! Want to refresh your interviewing skills? Come learn the basics of client interviewing from WCL Clinic Professors Adrian Alvarez and Anne Schaufele. Pizza will be provided!
Hi, law school runners! The Fairfax Law Foundation has an upcoming 5k on April 15. The event will take place at 8:30am at the Fairfax Corner Shopping center. Currently the registration fee is $35. Please email me at [email protected] if you have any questions!!