Tag Archives: Justice Corps

SJI Announces Six Self-Represented Litigation Grants

The latest issue of SJI E-News announces that the Board has approved six SRL related grants. Here is the text of the announcement: During the 2nd quarter Board meeting, 6 SIG grants were awarded totaling $275,158. These projects address one … Continue reading

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National Call on Justice Corps Leads the Way for Possible Multi-State Application

Last Thursday, the promised national call on Justice Corps took place. Eleven states were there, interested in leveraging California’s brilliant idea and the Corporation for National and Community Service’s vision of students working for service and change into a national … Continue reading

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Conference Call on Spreading the Justice Corps Model Concept

As you know, I am a huge advocate of the Justice Corps model.  The core idea is to bring college students into the access to justice movement through the AmeriCorps model. I think it can be really transformative. On October … Continue reading

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Justice Corps News from Cook County — A Great Foreclosure Mediation Support Model

As many of you know, I have been a big advocate of the Justice Corps Program, which uses AmeriCorps students to assist people in courts.  Los Angeles has piloted the concept with great success. Now comes news from Cook County … Continue reading

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