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News Archive

Welcome to the Equal Justice Works' Newsroom.

Please find news coverage of Equal Justice Works and our archived press releases below. For additional information or inquiries, please contact Sarah Lackritz, Director of Marketing and Communications.

Equal Justice Works in the News

Equal Justice Works Press Releases

Post date: 05-18-2011
Student Loan Ranger: Starting at Community College Can Save Thousands
Read more at US News & World Report.
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Post date: 05-17-2011
Equal Justice Works Fellow, Maria Citino Sfreddo, named Huffington Post's Greatest Person of the Day
Maria Citino Sfreddo has a voicemail greeting that's over a minute long. "Please speak slowly and clearly and I'll get back to you as soon as I can," she instructs in English and then follows with lengthier instructions in Spanish.Read the full article here.
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Post date: 05-13-2011
Equal Justice Works Fellowships Serve Appetite for Public Service
Aa a second-year law student, Coco Culhane, a newly minted Equal Justice Works Fellow, was shocked to learn that veterans were committing suicide at the rate of 18 a day nationwide.Read the full article at Law.com.
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Post date: 05-12-2011
44 Attorneys Receive Coveted Fellowships for Social Justice Projects
Equal Justice Works Fellowship Class of 2011 will work to protect rights of our Nation’s most vulnerable Equal Justice Works®, the nation’s leading creator of public interest law opportunities, is proud to announce the 2011 Class of Equal Justice Works Fellows.  Forty-four recent law school…
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Post date: 05-11-2011
Student Loan Ranger: Student Credit Card Use Could Cause Problems Later
Read more at US News & World Report.
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Post date: 05-9-2011
New Blog Post: When Mental Illness and the Legal System Collide
Read more at the Equal Justice Works Blog.
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Post date: 05-4-2011
The Student Loan Ranger's Mailbag Express: Repayment
Read more at US News & World Report.
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Post date: 04-28-2011
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, Lan Diep, Named Huffington Post's Greatest Person of the Day
The Mississippi Center for Justice was looking for help reaching out to the Vietnamese fishing community after the BP oil spill, so they posted a job opportunity on their website. The job required someone with five years experience and mid-level training, and would be co-financed as an Equal…
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Post date: 04-27-2011
Considering 'Good Debt' And How to Use It
With all the attention on the growing menace of educational debt, there is an irony to "investing" in higher education. Excitement turns bittersweet when faced with borrowing money to fulfill this dream.Educational debt is often described as "good debt": Those with a college degree earn…
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Post date: 04-22-2011
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, Lan Diep, featured on CBC Radio As It Happens
Just before the one year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill, Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow, Lan Diep sat down with CBC Radio's segment As it Happens to discuss the affect the spill had  on local fishermen in the gulf as well as his work providing legal aid to process their claims. For…
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