FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS ANNOUNCES 2017 CLASS OF FELLOWS
· The class of 2017 is the largest class of Equal Justice Works Fellows since the program was launched 25 years ago in 1992.
· Surge among recent law graduates interested in pursuing public interest law careers.
· Seventy-seven public interest law Fellows will work for two years across the United States to serve communities including veterans, immigrants, people with disabilities, and refugee children.
Washington, D.C., May 23, 2017 – Equal Justice Works today named its 2017 class of Equal Justice Works Fellows. Seventy-seven recent law school graduates, the largest class of Equal Justice Works Fellows ever, will launch their public interest law careers through this two-year Fellowship.