Attend a Conference, Training or Other Event
ATJI facilitates student participation in several state, regional, and national social justice conferences throughout the year. In the past, ATJI has been able to provide some financial assistance for conference fees or travel costs to the following conferences:
- Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair, October 26 and 27, 2012 in Arlington, VA
- Washington Access to Justice Law School Relations Committee's Goldmark Public Interest Mini-Conference, February 2013 in Seattle, WA
- Trina Grillo Social Justice Retreat, March 2013 at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA
- Washington Access to Justice and Bar Leaders Conference, 2013 Date/Location TBD
If you have any questions about the above conferences or other opportunities, please contact Kerri Kline, ATJI Program Assistant at email@example.com.The Student Bar Association offers financial assistance to attend conferences through an application process. Click here for more info. The Public Interest Law Foundation also occasionally provides financial assistance for conferences.
ATJI offers in-house skills trainings to students interested in engaging in pro bono work and developing their capacity as leaders committed to social justice. Please visit our blog for the latest trainings offered through ATJI, the law school, and other organizations. Current offerings include:
- Lawyering in a Diverse World Series: You can participate in a series of engaging workshops designed to create awareness and empower you with skills and tools on a variety of issues related to diversity, and ultimately give you the competitive edge for effective lawyering in our increasingly diverse and complex world.
- Pro Bono Boot Camp: This workshop will expose you to key professional responsibility, professional conduct, and client interviewing principles. This introductory workshop may be particularly useful for those starting out in their first legal internship or legal volunteer opportunity.
- Leadership for Social Good Series: Workshops designed to help you learn organizational management and leadership principles from SU faculty and top practitioners from across sectors. Sessions cover topics such as Translating Your Passion into Action, Starting a Nonprofit Organization, Maintaining a Healthy Organization, and Effective Nonprofit Board Membership.