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COS is 4.19: Will you join us?

TOGETHER AS ONE, the theme of Celebration of Service ’17, recognizes the spirit of public service and the extraordinary efforts of our distinguished honorees, colleagues, and community partners in bringing hope and dignity to our city’s poor. It is our most important fundraiser of the year and we need your support! Come raise a toast to togetherness—see old friends, make new friends, and have some fun on April 19th at Google DC.

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Inspired by the Public Good: Join Us at COS @ Google DC, 4.19.17

Citizens across the nation are coming together in unprecedented numbers to express their unwavering belief for accountability and justice. Attorneys and legal advocates in particular are proving that CHANGE IS POSSIBLE through direct action, pro bono service, or financial support of organizations leading the cause.

On April 19th, we will honor our own agents of change–the remarkable Jack Olender, Hon. Justice Carmen E. Espinosa (GWU ’76), Roach Brown, and Buckley Sandler. Please join us.

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Report from “Feed the People”

Volunteer service events, even on a modest scale, require a generous spirit—and a serious effort. This month, on Dec. 13th and 20th, we rolled up our sleeves in partnership with two District outreach groups to help Feed the People. Here’s what we learned.

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Out and About and Listening In

District residents will always find us in our court-based offices, but they’re bumping into us more and more out in the community. That’s because we’re making a concerted effort to expand our outreach in the areas of housing, expungement, and the criminal and juvenile justice systems. We advocate on the ground and through social media—while harnessing the talents of our students and fellows to get work done. Here’s some recent activity.

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Marcelo Perez Receives 2016 Nathan A. Neal Award for Outstanding Advocacy

“Thirty years ago I was a student at this point of time finishing Orientation. I didn’t know what I was going to get myself into. To hear what you’ve done in one semester is inspiration,” stated Nathan A. Neal (’87, Howard) to Marcelo Perez (’16, AU) at a reception held on August 26th celebrating the start of the new semester at LSIC.

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Please Note! We Have Some Changes to the October 26th Reunion – Calling on Alum from ’16, ’06, ’96, ’86, & ’76

To our LSIC graduates from ’16, ’06, ’96, ’86, and ’76!  We learned this week that LSIC board member Barry Pollack, President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is hosting a criminal justice training on the 26th at UDC. We’ve decided to join forces and hold the reunion at UDC. Come to JUSTICE FOR ALL? INTERRUPTING RACISM IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (no charge) and then mingle with us afterwards. Or just come mingle at 6 PM!

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