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Monthly Archives: March 2016

LawHelp.org Offers Tax Help to the Public

Posted in Press Release

For Immediate Release March 31, 2016 CONTACT: Karin Romans, Pro Bono Net 212-760-2554 x496 | kromans@probono.net National Legal Help Website Features Self-help Resources, Information, Referrals New York – March 31, 2016– While our nation’s economy continues to improve, the enduring effects of the economic crisis continue to impact the lives of millions of Americans. LawHelp.org offers critical… Continue Reading

Voting Rights Institute Receives Prestigious MacArthur Grant

Posted in Announcements, Press Release, Technology, Website Launch

For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 CONTACT: mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu or Karin Romans, Pro Bono Net 212-760-2554 x496 | kromans@probono.net Today, the MacArthur Foundation demonstrated its commitment to protecting voting rights by awarding a $1 million grant to the Voting Rights Institute. Launched in October 2015, the Voting Rights Institute is a joint project of Georgetown University Law… Continue Reading

Harness social media to grow your organization – register for FREE today!

Posted in Announcements, PLI, Resources, Seminar, Social Media, Staff News, Technology, Webinar

Next Steps in Social Media for Nonprofits and Public Interest Organizations: Deepening Your Online Outreach and Engagement Strategies Webcast Available Join Pro Bono Net’s Program Manager, Liz Keith for The Practising Law Institutes newest free seminar for nonprofits! On March 30th, 2016, PLI is hosting a seminar/webinar to discuss the use of social media by legal organizations and nonprofits, as… Continue Reading

Major Themes from the 2016 TIG Conference: A First Timer’s Perspective

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Resources, Technology

Sam Halpert is Pro Bono Net’s LawHelp Program Coordinator. He came to Pro Bono Net in September 2015 from the National Association for Law Placement, where he developed and maintained PSJD.org. He received his JD cum laude from Georgetown Law and his BA cum laude in History & Literature from Harvard University. He is currently… Continue Reading

Celebrating International Women’s Day: A Step Forward for Immigrant Women

Posted in Announcements, Launch, Legal Services, Resources, Technology, Website Launch

There are approximately 5.2 million undocumented women living in and contributing to the United States, many of whom may qualify for immigration relief now or in the near future. The Migration Policy Institute predicts that women may be more likely to be eligible for DAPA, and many women who are crime victims or survivors of… Continue Reading