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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Helping Our Servicemembers with Legal Battles at Home

Posted in Legal Services, Military/Veterans, Pro Bono

In honor of Memorial Day, we asked our partners at the ABA Military Pro Bono Project to contribute a guest post about their work.  You can learn more, and get involved, at www.militaryprobono.org.  This Memorial Day, the American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project encourages the legal community to consider the importance of pro bono… Continue Reading

CitizenshipWorks Wins Two Webby Awards – a victory for tech-enabled service delivery

Posted in Immigration, Technology

We were thrilled to see CitizenshipWorks join the ranks of 2012 Webby Award winners, taking its place alongside Epicurious, HBO and the Muppets (among others).  CitizenshipWorks, which provides free, easy-to-use online tools to help individuals navigate the naturalization process, won both the Best Law Site award and the People’s Voice Award (voted on by the… Continue Reading

Nonprofit Technology Conference: Pushing the Envelope of Innovation

Posted in Technology

In the beginning of April, a handful of Pro Bono Net staff attended the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), a gathering of over 1,500 nonprofit professionals, in San Francisco. The conference, which takes place annually, focuses on the intersection of nonprofit work and technology, and creates a space for networking, collaboration, and innovation. With attendees… Continue Reading

“Bridging the gap between Park Avenue and Harlem”

Posted in Pro Bono

In our newsletter, Pro Bono Net profiles individuals, law firms and organizations that are changing the face of pro bono through their use of new technology and resources and by taking on exciting projects and doing great work to help those most in need. Recently Pro Bono Net staffers Pam Weisz and Karin Romans had a chance… Continue Reading