This is a guest post by Equal Justice Works Fellow Maria Sfreddo.
Equal Justice Works Blog
The University of Chicago Law School made a huge splash earlier this month when it announced its revamped Loan Repayment Assistance Program
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.
At the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc., Summer Corps Member Nora Grais-Clements utilized her bilingual skills to help Hispanic vulnerable populations.
This is a guest post from Equal Justice Works Fellow, Adetunji Olude. Adetunji works at Housing and Economic Rights Advocates in Oakland, California.
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.
In 2010, Renee Gregory was the only Summer Corps members serving in Vermont. However, through her work with Have Justice Will Travel, Renee was able to serve 50 people across the state.
Last summer in Pennsylvania, 26 Summer Corps members served 1,161 people in need and assisted 39 faith-based and community organizations.
This is a guest post from Charlene Gomes, Senior Program Manager for Law School and Advocacy Outreach