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Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunity
OPD Needs Volunteer Attorneys! Please see the letter below from OPD.
In 2017, New Orleans Bulldog Rescue (NOBR) prevailed in the Supreme Court of Louisiana against the Louisiana SPCA, in a case that clarified when private entities serving public functions are subject to public records laws, and under what conditions. (http://www.lasc.org/opinions/2017/16c1809.opn.pdf) … Continue reading
The Pro Bono Project coordinates law student volunteers to assist those representing themselves in court at the 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna. Since July 2016, volunteers have helped hundreds of people who visit the Self Help Resource Center (SHRC) … Continue reading
The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association is seeking legal volunteers. Established in 2006, one year after the Federal Flood that followed Hurricane Katrina, the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association (L9WHA) serves as a resident-run not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing outreach, … Continue reading
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge is seeking volunteers for Citizenship Day. For more information, please contact Margaret Nabers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer with “Prepared to Vote” and “Election Protection” Election Protection (EP) – led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – is the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition. Election Protection’s national voter hotlines (866-OUR-VOTE, 888-VE-Y-VOTA & 888-API-VOTE) … Continue reading
Early this year, The Pro Bono Project embarked on a medical legal partnership with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) and the Daughters of Charity Health Centers. They are assisting patients who get medical care at the Daughters’ local clinics with … Continue reading
The Election Protection program will be active in Louisiana on Oct. 24, and is seeking legal volunteers (attorneys, paralegals, law students) to assist by volunteering on Election Day. Duties on Election Day include possibly poll-watching as well as fielding hotline … Continue reading