Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships

The Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship Program is one of the most productive and highly regarded national service programs in the country. Our AmeriCorps Legal Fellows make a lasting impact on the communities they serve by expanding the legal resources in low-income and underserved communities and facilitating pro bono opportunities.

Equal Justice Works is putting “boots on the ground” and responding to the growing crisis of homeless veterans.

Supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship program was created in 1993 to address the gaps in the legal aid community through pro bono management and direct representation. Our AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide legal services to thousands of people across the country each year. Starting in August 2014, AmeriCorps Legal Fellows will focus exclusively on addressing employment issues, serving the legal needs of veterans and providing disaster relief. 

For a listing of 2013 Veterans Legal Corps and Disaster Legal Corps projects, click on this link.  To see all AmeriCorps projects, go to the Equal Justice Works Participant and Alumni Directory, where you can filter the list to see AmeriCorps projects back to 2006.  You can also filter by state of service and subject area. 

For more information about serving as a Fellow, including salary and benefits, please see the page: I Want to Apply to Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps.

Interested in becoming an AmeriCorps Host Site for Legal Fellows working on employment barriers, veterans' issues and/or disaster relief? Please click here to learn more about how you can host AmeriCorps Legal Fellows.

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