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Equal Justice Works Blog

April 20, 2011

A year ago today, the U.S. Gulf Coast was once again thrown into crisis. At approximately 9:45 p.m.

April 18, 2011

Federal aid for college is being cut by leaps and bounds – or rather, by LEAP and Byrd.  In his budget request

April 14, 2011

This week we are going to take a more in-depth look at the long term fiscal consequences of being burdened with a large amount of educational debt.

April 12, 2011

It is law school admissions season and while current law students worry about passing their upcoming final exams, would-be law students are fretting - and sweating - over where to make seat deposit

April 11, 2011

This is a guest post by Equal Justice Works Fellow Maria Sfreddo.

April 7, 2011

The University of Chicago Law School made a huge splash earlier this month when it announced its revamped Loan Repayment Assistance Program

April 4, 2011

A number of articles have appeared in the press in recent weeks about students graduating with advanced degrees, mortgage sized-debts, and few job prospects to pay it back.

April 1, 2011

At the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc., Summer Corps Member Nora Grais-Clements utilized her bilingual skills to help Hispanic vulnerable populations.

March 31, 2011

This is a guest post from Equal Justice Works Fellow, Adetunji Olude. Adetunji works at Housing and Economic Rights Advocates in Oakland, California. 

March 30, 2011

Working with Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants for three months last summer, Jessica Mayo was able to get 60 clients access to the legal help they needed.