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First Time Volunteers Get Feet Wet with It Starts With A Day Event

On May 1, BASF celebrated Law Day, a national day that underscores how law and the legal process have contributed to the freedoms that all Americans share. In 2014, the…

Hire a Law Academy Intern; Change a Life

The Justice & Diversity Center’s Law Academy program encourages and increases career opportunities for underserved and ethnically diverse students in Balboa High School in San Francisco.

Wanted: Attorneys to Help Revamp A Few of Our Educational Programs Targeting Diverse Youth

According to the Center of American Progress, “Students of color face harsher punishments in school than their white peers, leading to a higher number of youth of color incarcerated. Black and Hispanic students represent more than 70 percent of those involved in school-related arrests or referrals to law enforcement. Currently, African Americans make up two-fifths and Hispanics one-fifth of confined youth today.”